Lincolnshire Archives

Free collections access days

We allow free access on monthly dates throughout the year to museum collection items across our heritage sites, and 'restricted access' documents at Lincolnshire Archives, unless the document is not publically accessible. 

You can book a one-hour appointment for up to two people.

During your visit, we will provide a member of staff to support you.

Free access dates

Our Managed Access to Collections Scheme will be reinstated from January 2022.


  • Tuesday 18 January
  • Thursday 17 February
  • Tuesday 15 March
  • Thursday 14 April
  • Tuesday 17 May
  • Thursday 16 June
  • Tuesday 19 July
  • Thursday 18 August
  • Tuesday 20 September
  • Thursday 20 October
  • Tuesday 15 November
  • Thursday 15 December


  • Tuesday 17 January
  • Thursday 16 February
  • Tuesday 14 March

Booking closes two weeks before each date.

If you book access outside of these dates, fees and charges will apply.

You will need to travel to the location where we hold your requested item. This could be at:

To book, email [email protected].

What happens next?

If we can meet your request, we will send you a booking confirmation.

We will give you the venue details and a point of contact for your visit.

If we cannot meet your request, we will tell you why. Where appropriate, we will invite you to resubmit a request for an alternative date.