Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Rear elevation of Ayscoughfee Hall, © South Holland District Council

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum

Free to all

Set in five acres of public gardens, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum is a medieval mansion in Lincolnshire showcasing local history.

Dating back to the mid 15th century, the Grade I listed Ayscoughfee Hall now serves as museum, offering a glimpse into the lives of its past occupants and the intriguing history of the Lincolnshire Fens.

A Walk Through Time

The hall is divided into sections, each showcasing a distinct historical period. Explore rooms furnished in the styles of the Medieval, Georgian, and Victorian eras, and discover the changes in fashions and domestic life over the centuries.

Local history

Exhibits explore the unique character of Spalding, nestled in the heart of the Fenlands. Learn about the region's agricultural heritage, its role in shaping the national landscape, and the lives of the people who have called it home.

Glorious gardens

The museum is surrounded by five and a half acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, including an 18th-century ice house, a fascinating example of early food preservation techniques. The gardens also feature a serene ornamental lake, and a poignant war memorial designed by the renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens.

Cultural hub

The venue regularly comes alive with events and activities designed to engage visitors of all ages. From theatrical productions and historical reenactments to children's art workshops and craft fairs, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum offers something for everyone, and is a vibrant cultural hub in the heart of Spalding.

Visitor information


Ayscoughfee Hall Museum

Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 2RA
01775 764555

Free to all

Opening times

Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-2pm.

Ayscoughfee Gardens open every day except Christmas Day from 8am until 30 minutes before dusk.

Visitor information

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