Located in the heart of the town, adjoining the library, Immingham Museum is a small, independent museum with charitable status.

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The museum showcases local history with a range of exhibitions including:

  • The town’s connection the Mayflower Pilgrims and their dramatic escape from the shores of Immingham in 1608;
  • The history of Immingham Dock, which was opened by King George V in 1912 and how it has grown to the largest port by tonnage in the UK;
  • The influence of the Great Central Railway;
  • An extensive working model railway display on the first floor;

Many of the displays feature memorabilia, photographs and documents along with room settings including 1940’s, Victorian/Georgian and a grocery/chemist store.  There is a rolling programme of changing exhibitions each year.

The museum is an accredited through Arts Council England’s Museum Accreditation, a national benchmark for museums.

The museum is open to the public four times a week – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 1pm to 4pm – with additional opening for special events and pre-arranged group visits.

Entry is free of charge but donations are most welcome as the museum is run entirely by volunteers and through charitable donations.

Tel 01469 727272