National Civil War Centre


We are excited to have started reintroducing some fantastic events from our reopening in May. Please keep checking back for more coming soon and make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest.

Family Saturday - a father and his two daughters enjoy dressing up in the galleries

Saturday 4th May, 10am to 3pm.

May the Fourth Be with you: a story of a son who fights in a civil war against his father, an army of soldiers who are experts in wielding weapons, a queen who goes on a dangerous mission…sound familiar?

Walking tours

Every Saturday at 1.30pm

Join us for two fascinating walking tours (alternating weekly) which take you to the hidden historical areas of Newark

A young child plays with light-up coloured blocks during a mini museum play session

Thursdays in term time, 10.30am to 11.30am

Mini Museum invites families with children under 5 to come along to engage, learn and play at Newark's fantastic National Civil War Centre.

Animal plant pot drawn in pencil and a dandelion drawn in chalk

Every third Saturday of the month (until 16th March), 1pm to 3pm

Suitable for beginners and beyond, join Artist in Residence Vanessa Stone to use some of the museum’s objects and Vanessa’s own quirky artefacts as inspiration for creative drawing.

Portrait of Francis Hacker

Delve deeper into history on your doorstep!

Saturday 25th May, 11am to 2.30pm

Join us for the grand unveiling of a newly discovered portrait of this fascinating character from The British Civil Wars!