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  Wollaton Hall
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WOLLATON HALL AND PARK
Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building, designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588, it is now the home to the city's Natural History Museum. Wollaton's Courtyard Stables are home to the city's Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House, Wollaton Visitor Centre and the Yard Gallery, a vibrant exhibition space with a changing programme of exhibitions exploring art and the environment.

Natural History Museum with a fantastic array of specimens and minerals on display, including favourites like George the Gorilla and the impressive Giraffe upstairs! Exhibitions include 'I is for Insect' living displays and creepy crawlies on show with an educational twist, Why Change Things? an exploration of the changes that Wollaton Hall has been through with the opportunity for you to comment and influence future changes, The Green Trail and Nature Trail will keep all ages occupied there is also the opportunity to tour the hidden elements of the Hall including the leaded roof and underground cave system.

Opening times: Open Every Day 11:00am - 4:00pm November to March, 11:00am - 5:00pm April to October, Except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Admission: Weekdays FREE, Weekends and Bank Holidays £1.50 adults, 80p conc. Family Ticket £3.80. Joint Ticket for all at Wollaton Hall and Park: £2.00 adults, £1.00 conc. Family Ticket £5.00, Car park £1.00 (up to 2 hours) £2.00 for the day.

Address: Wollaton Hall and Park, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8
othercontact: www.nottinghamevents.org.

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