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The Collection / Usher Gallery

1 Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP, England
+44 1522 782040
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Found this venue to be well laid out along with good disabled access. All gallery halls... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Enjoyed an interesting 45 minutes around the museum. Quite a bit to see. Lots and lots to read as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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Situated in the heart of historic Lincoln, The Collection brings together Lincoln's archaeology museum and the Usher Gallery in one fantastic visitor centre. The Collection includes a wealth of artefacts from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Roman, Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras as well as fine, decorative and contemporary visual arts. Now Open.....Play at The Collection is a free activity centre, bright and engaging there's lots for younger children to do and a safe play space for babies. There is also plenty for older children to do in the museum including interactives, mosaic making and trails to follow.Enjoy our newly refurbished cafe run by Lincoln's premier tea and coffee specialists, Stokes of Lincoln.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP, England
+44 1522 782040
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Found this venue to be well laid out along with good disabled access. All gallery halls interconnect and staff are very friendly as well. Also visited the museum on the opposite side of the road which has a very nice restaurant with a good choice...More

Thank jep252
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed an interesting 45 minutes around the museum. Quite a bit to see. Lots and lots to read as usual so best done in small doses if you are able. Bit disappointed with the Usher Gallery. It's more well known artists paitings not on display...More

Thank Two_Fogies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a place. Never knew it existed. Will be back. Came to see the Battle of the Dynasties. And more. Would reccomend

Thank Sammi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't seem to be much flow and very few staff working so not much information available, kids got very bored very quickly but great that it's free entry and the coffee shop is a lovely retreat.

Thank littlemisscarly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. There are many paintings, a great deal of porcelain and some fine silverware. I particularly liked the paintings, I guess because they were in the main what I call "proper pictures".

Thank davecmh2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually went to a celebration of 90 years of the usher Art Gallery, which including food and drinks, an opportunity to view pieces which are not usually on view, and a general look around the galleries amongst many other things The downstairs galleries contain...More

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is an attraction of 2 halves. The Usher Gallery is all about paintings and porcelain and the collection is about the history of Lincoln through archeological finds. There was some very interesting pieces in both buildings. Well worth a visit and they are both...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Only visited the cafe and the play area but was worth the trip. A lot of selection in the cafe and the service was fab. The food was lovely and they specialise in sweet and savoury crepes, which is nice as no other place does...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a brilliant place especially the Usher gallery - fell in love with the procelain, so beautifully decorated and with one of the paintings. Also some very interesting clocks

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Excellent place to recharge the batteries whilst seeing all that's on offer in the museum and gallery

Thank 947TerryN
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Cheeky M
How disabled frendly is it as I am unable to walk great distances and long periods on my legs. Thank you for your help.
13 July 2015|
Response from Caroline W | Property representative |
The Collection and Usher Gallery is fully wheelchair accessible with lifts and ramps for easy access. There is seating throughout both buildings and we do have a wheelchair that you could borrow if someone accompanied you... More