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David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault

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Wonderful -our history come to life

A fabulous new attraction at Lincoln Castle. To see a real Magna Carta and have it explained by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Villages, Florida

There are not many places you can see the actual Magna Carta and the actual Charter of the Forest... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Lincoln Castle | Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous new attraction at Lincoln Castle. To see a real Magna Carta and have it explained by the very knowledgeable docents was a treat. The cinema experience is an extra insight into a Magna Carta and it’s history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 18 February 2019

There are not many places you can see the actual Magna Carta and the actual Charter of the Forest! There is an introductory film to watch beforehand but the real treat is to look upon these original documents. The added bonus comes from the guide...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

We went in here as part of our castle visit. How some of the artefacts have been preserved is amazing. we saw an old cross bow and the detail is incredible. The guide was very knowledgeable and answered our questions.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OG04
Reviewed 10 February 2019

To be honest I didn't know the Magna Carter was here before I visited the cathedral but it was an extra bit of interesting history I saw on my trip to Lincoln, You don't need too long to see the exhibit but it is well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We were sold expensive tickets to the Castle (by the Cathedral shop) only to find that the lift to the battlements was out of order and that the Magna Carta was not on display. The Castle itself is interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidsd164
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I actually only went in to Lincoln Castle solely to view the Magna Carta but I have to say it has so much more to offer. Although photography is prohibited of the document itself that does not diminish from viewing one of the most historical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jayem76
Reviewed 1 October 2018

You cannot afford to miss this very important part of not only English History but also how it has led to democracy around the world, also visit the vaults cinema.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The visit was excellent and well judged, we went on a Thursday and it was very quite, but I can imagine it can y busy. Shame it was split by moronic families who didi not appreciate the enormity of the exhibit, some more interested in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P44cka
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Recently visited Lincoln Castle to see Lego Kingdom. Suprised that my great nephew (nearly 9 years old) wanted to see the Magna Carta Exhibition & film. The lady told us why the top & bottom lines of the script were written the way they were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank trishalincoln
Reviewed 9 April 2018

It’s short and sweet and a weird video at the end that makes little sense. Not as good as Warwick castle for getting children captivated sadly.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ginny c
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