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William Booth Birthplace Museum

William Booth Birthplace Museum

Notintone Place, Sneinton, Nottingham, NG2 4QG

Phone: 0115 979 3464


The William Booth Birthplace Museum is open by appointment only, generally Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-4pm. Please telephone or email for appointments.

The Museum will be closed for the festive period from 21 December 2018 to 22 January 2019 inclusive. We will re-open on Wednesday 23 January 2019.

How to get here:

The Museum is in Sneinton, about 1¼ miles east of Nottingham city centre, near Green's Windmill & Science Centre (follow the 'Green's Windmill' signs from the city centre). Access the Museum via the walkway to the right of the row of shops on Sneinton Road - at the junction of Sneinton Road and Notintone Street. Please note that the Museum is not visible from the street, as it is tucked within a courtyard among several Salvation Army buildings.

On foot: It's about a 20-minute walk from the city centre and the railway station.

By car: If you're travelling by car the post code for your sat nav is NG2 4QG. On-street parking is nearby (please take note of any restrictions). Disabled parking is available in the staff car park to the rear of The Salvation Army Complex and Museum, off Harold Street (please call in advance for directions).

By public transport: Bus number 43 from King Street in the city centre passes the Museum ('Windmill Lane' stop). For bus timetables and further information on getting public transport to the Museum visit Traveline East Midlands.

Why not try our Citynomadi walking trail when you visit?

Download the Nomadi app for free or find the trail route here 

Upcoming events

William Booth Birthplace Museum at night
Candlelight Tours

Friday, 8 February 2019

Join us for Nottingham's 12th annual Light Night celebration and see the birthplace of William Booth as you've never seen it before - in candlelight! Step back in time and enjoy a guided tour around Booth's Georgian home and learn about the young man who would go on to change the world by bringing the light of hope into people's lives. Free tours, donations kindly accepted. Suitable for ages 8+. 

Tours at: 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm & 7.30pm (booking required).

To book: Book online through our Eventbrite site at: or call the museum on 0115 979 3464 to book.

Tours are limited to 10 people each. Book early to avoid disappointment. In the event you are unable to attend, please contact the museum on 0115 979 3464 (or email to cancel your space so that we can make it available to another person.

More Light Night Fun

Before or after your tour, pop in to the Community Centre next door to the museum for more free Light Night fun, including: live music, refreshments, and a drop-in all ages crafts workshop -- all free and available from 4.00-8.30pm. Everyone welcome!