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Louth Museum

Louth Museum - A Journey of Discovery


Louth Museum is an award winning visitor attraction in the historic market town of Louth, nestling at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. There are four galleries, a library and a gift shop.


  • The back-lit panoramic bird’s-eye view of Victorian Louth
  • Rocks and fossils of the Lincolnshire Wolds
  • 200,000 years of local archaeology
  • Brickmaking and printing
  • The disastrous Louth Flood of May 1920
  • The story of the Ghost of the Green Lady
  • Carpets made in Louth
  • The largest national collection of Victorian woodcarvings by Thomas Wilkinson Wallis

Whilst the museum is closed - why not take a virtual tour.

Louth Museum is now open again

See our "Visit" page for more information.

Guided walk through Louth

Saturday 2 October, 4 pm

A stroll through the town, looking at its rich history. This walk for the public will be led by Museum Chairman Anita Muchall.  Starts at 4 pm at Louth Museum.  Duration approximately 1½ hours.  (Postponed from previously advertised date of 25 September).   Price £5.

Please book in advance, either in person at the museum, or email


Louth Then & Now

Exhibition, August to October 2021

This exhibition by Debbie Royle, Sue Fair and Ruth Gatenby presents a selection of historic photographs, and in comparison photos of exactly the same scenes today.

The “old” photos are from the Louth Museum collection; the “New” photos were taken between 2019 and 2021 by Debbie Royle, Derek Smith and Sophie Pritchard.