Mansfield Museum & Art Gallery in Mansfield (Nottinghamshire, East Midlands) – Family Friendly Museum Award Winner 2011

A small museum with an unpromising collection, including displays of 19th century Porcelain and glass cabinets of stuffed animals collected by a local dignitary in the early 20th century, is the most family friendly museum in Britain.

Mansfield Museum - Kids in Museums

Mansfield Museum in Nottinghamshire has used imagination, innovation and case loads of enthusiasm to beat off its rivals in the six-strong shortlist and win this year’s Guardian Family Friendly Award – the biggest museum award in Britain and the only one judged by families.

Read more about why Mansfield Museum won the Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award in 2011 on Kids in Museums.

Have you been to Mansfield Museum & Art Gallery in Mansfield (Nottinghamshire, East Midlands) with your family? Please leave a quick comment below to let us know what you thought.


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Janis is a cheery and versatile digital expert with a healthcare background, usually seen either geeking out or sprinting through North London trying to catch her kids, Mads and Danger Boy. Thanks to her two boisterous rascals, she has become an expert in soft play areas, parks, energetic music classes, and where to get a stiff drink once they’ve gone to bed.
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