Our current opening times are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 4pm (Last Entry: 3.45pm)

CLOSED on Bank HolidaysIncluding Good Friday

We accept both card and cash payments at our shop and entrance donation box. Donations go direct to the Friends of Rutland County Museum & Oakham Castle donation. The Friends are very grateful for your support which in turn helps to support the Museum and Castle.

Lift and Balcony Displays

Our lift which gives access to the balcony may be used by those with mobility issues. Please see the member of our team who can assist you.



The museum is fully wheelchair accessible, with semi-automatic front doors.

A wheelchair is available to borrow on request.

A hearing loop is fitted in the Museum Entrance Gallery and in the Colonel Noel Suite.
Guide dogs are welcome.
For more information, please see our Accessibility Guide

Accessible toilets, and baby changing facilities are available.


Car parking (Pay & Display Card or Phone payment only) is available outside the Museum in South Street Car Park. Five spaces are reserved specifically for museum visitors during Museum opening hours.

Free parking for blue badge holders is available directly outside the Museum entrance. See Rutland County Councils website for more information about parking in Oakham.

Please tell us what you think

We would really love to hear your thoughts about your visit. As well as signing our book, we would be very grateful for comments on Facebook and Tripadvisor

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