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.

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.

The Newark Torc, an ancient band of coiled gold with two ornamental circles of gold at the front

Saturday 25th November, 10am to 3pm

The stories of mystery objects will be unfurled next week as we welcome metal detectorists and members of the public to our latest Finds Liaison Day.

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

Saturday 2nd December, 10am to 4pm

Join Milly to take a trip to Christmas past with inspiration from the World War 1 Christmas Comfort tin in our collection.

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.