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3 Roman LegionairesRutland County Museum and Visitor Centre is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county. The museum displays tell the story of the county, and are complemented by exhibits of archaeology, history and rural life.

Admission is FREE!

In addition to our Collections the museum has a varied and interesting programme of Exhibitions and Events, have a look at our Museum newsletter to get a flavour of just how much goes on here.


The Visitor Information Area holds the latest information about other events and activities in the area and you can relax in our Award Winning VAQAS LogoGarden.


Our current exhibition is the Rutland Open - An opportunity to see a range of artwork by artists from Rutland and the surrounding counties. From now until 26th April.


Can you help Rutland County Museum to commemorate the First World War?

Your Museum Needs You! image2014 marks 100 years since the commencement of the First World War and, like many organisations across the country, Rutland County Museum is planning to commemorate this anniversary. If you can help us in anyway, we would love to hear from you, see our WWI Centenary Project page for futher information.


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Our Friends

The Museum is supported in its work by The Friends of Rutland County Museum and Oakham Castle . The Friends have assisted in the purchase of items for the Museum and offer a regular programme of lectures and social events.

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