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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 open for the 2022 season.

Do come and see all the new items on display, and our fantastic Maps Exhibtion.

Flood Walk 2022

Friday, 27th May 2022 2:30 pm, led by Dr Richard Gurnham.  Booking essential.

A walk through Louth looking at the tragic events of May 29th 1920.

Grant funding

We are grateful for financial support from the Association of Independent Museums (AIM) and the Arts Scholars Charitable Trust Brighter Day scheme. They awarded us a grant to replace the museum’s upstairs security door, and the security gate on the northern exterior of the museum.