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Rutland County Museum

Catmos Street, Oakham, ,
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Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest County.

The Museum is housed within a Grade II listed building, built between 1794 and 1795 as a riding school for the Rutland Fencible Cavalry.  Our many displays and exhibitions from the collections include:

  • Archaeology
  • Rural trades and rural life including: Brewery, Wheelwrighting, Blacksmithing and an impressive range of agricultural exhibits.
  • Crime and punishment, including the only surviving New Drop Gallows in England
  • The 13thCentury Brooke Reliquary
  • The Anglo-Saxon Gold Burley Buckle & Pendant
  • And so much More!

The Museum has a very popular children’s holiday craft and Education programme along with cinema screenings, special events and Temporary Exhibitions.

The Museum service also manages its sister site, Oakham Castle.

Address: Catmos Street, Oakham, LE15 6HW
Property Id : 699
Archaeological Research
Childrens Activities
Free Admission
Local History Research
Toilets

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