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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 Wednesday-Thursday 12-13th September 2018 due to staff leave. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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


Museum Open for Heritage Open Days 2018

Friday, 7 September, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Saturday, 8 September, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Sunday, 9 September, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Explore the birthplace of Nottingham's most famous preacher and social reformer - William Booth - co-founder of The Salvation Army. Explore the Grade II listed building and step back in time to see what a lower middle class house would have looked like in the late 1820s. Find out about Booth's early years in Nottingham and the influences that impacted him and inspired him to lead a life of service. Learn about Booth's wife, Catherine, an extraordinary woman who was also a writer, preacher and co-founder of The Salvation Army. Wheelchair accessible. Free entry. All welcome! 

For more information about the museum's Heritage Open Days event, please see: or to search for other Heritage Open Days events, please see:

Meet Natasha Coates

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 11.00am 

Natasha is an Elite Disability Gymnast with a rare condition called MCAS; in just four years she has claimed 22 British titles and 32 British medals.  Natasha trains in Nottingham.  A statue of Natasha is to be unveiled this Saturday, 8th September at 11am here at the museum.  Come meet Natasha, see her statue and learn about the 'Put Her Forward' campaign that has created 25 new statues of living women in England.  The museum is extremely honoured to be one of just 25 venues nationwide selected for these historic unveilings.

This unveiling event is taking place during our Heritage Open Days opening and will last approximately 45 minutes. Free entry. Everyone welcome!

Discover more about why Natasha was nominated and her unveiling at:

Natasha Coates unveiling invite