Our current opening times are:

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

CLOSED on Bank HolidaysIncluding Good Friday

Our Christmas Opening Times will be :

Fri 22 Dec : 10am – 4pm
Sat 23 : 10am – 1pm
Sun 24, Mon 25, Tues 26 : Closed
Wed 27 : 10am – 4pm
Thurs 28 : Closed
Fri 29 : 10am – 4pm
Sat 30 : 10am – 1pm
Sun 31, Mon 1 Jan, Tues 2 Jan : Closed
Weds 3 Jan : Normal hours resume

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’) is available outside the Museum. 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.

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

How to find us : Location of Rutland County Museum in Oakham
Sat Nav: LE15 6HW

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