Rutland County Museum & Visitor Centre is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county.
ADMISSION IS FREE!Christmas Opening Times The Museum will be Closed on Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 & Sunday 29 December and on Tuesday 31 December, Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 January.
Our many displays & exhibits from our Collections include:
- 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 Brooke Reliquary
- and more!
Visit England – Visit Us
We are a VAQAS quality attraction. Why not come along and meet our friendly staff and see for yourself?
The Visitor Information area at Rutland County Museum provides information about local events and attractions, historic sites, children’s activities, cycle hire, nature reserves and wildlife, places of interest, theatres, transport timetables, cinemas and the arts in Rutland and surrounding districts.
To find out more of what Rutland has to offer see the Discover Rutland website.
We are happy to provide information on local hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, caravan and camping sites. We do not book accommodation for visitors, however you can book accommodation online via the Discover Rutland website.
The Museum is supported in its work by The Friends of Rutland County Museum and Oakham Castle. The Friends have assisted in the purchase of items for the Museum and offer a regular programme of lectures and social events.