Although Nottingham Industrial Museum might be a little off the beaten track, located in the 17th Century stable block of Wollaton Hall, you would be missing out if you didn’t venture that way and have a look around. You would also be missing out of you didn’t try one of the restaurants nearby Nottingham Industrial Museum to really make a day of it.
The volunteer-run business has an interesting recent history alongside its further delve back into its Industrial past, and this is due to its closure in 2009 from a drop in visitor numbers and disappearing budget. After a long hunt for funding from the NCC which meant that it could be repaired and redecorated, it was reopened in March 2012, that same year won the Nottinghamshire Heritage Site of the Year Award . It came back with a flourish and despite teething problems, has managed to establish itself as one of Nottingham’s most interesting and informative establishments. With a number of galleries specialising in different areas, such as Transport, Textiles and Communications and an outside Ginn Yard containing a Ginn Wheel which looks at the mining industry, it’s rich in history and well worth a visit.
Since it’s a bit out of the city, we’ve put together a list of restaurants near Nottingham Industrial Museum so you aren’t left stranded and hungry. These include The Gurkha Kitchen, Belle and Jerome in Beeston, and Spices in Wollaton. These are just the three closest restaurants to Nottingham Industrial Museum: we have all the restaurants within a 15 mile radius for you to have a look at and decide on. You can book a table online so that once you’ve learned a bit more about the fascinating history that the museum has to offer, you’ll have a table waiting for you.