Rutland County Museum is a great place to go if you’re looking to learn about the history of Rutland, with a collection of objects and many exhibitions (both fixed and temporary) to make the museum educational as well as interesting. Situated in the old Rutland Riding School, it now has many areas which can be explored and enjoyed in different ways: The Courtyard had a collection of carts and tractors, displaying the agricultural history of Rutland, the Garden provides a place to relax and take in the beautiful views and the Poultry Hall has an exhibition on Crime and Punishment, including the only surviving New Drop Gallows in England. There is a lot to learn about Rutland and you can take a little piece of it away with you courtesy of the gift shop, including treasure trails, adventure kits and publications. If you’re going for a family day out, then a great way to end it is at a restaurant, and we’re here to help. There are lots of restaurants near Rutland County Museum and we’ve listed them for you within a fifteen mile radius. Why not book through us in advance too, so you can take your trip knowing that everything has been organised? The restaurant closest to Rutland County Museum is Rutland Chinese Restaurant, which is a popular family-run restaurant. There is also L’Oliveto serving up Italian cuisine, or if you’re wanting to find somewhere to settle for the evening then The Blue Ball might be more up your street, with excellent food and drink on offer and a welcoming atmosphere too. If you decide to go to one of these three, or another on our list, you can be assured that they are close to Rutland County Museum so you won’t have to go on a faraway hunt for some tasty food.