Mrs Smith’s door was always open to drop-in visitors, and so are we! Due to the small size of the building we recommend booking your visit in advance to avoid disappointment.

Opening times

Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day) from 12noon until 4pm, with last entry at 3pm.

Cost of entry

  • Adults: £3.50
  • Children (5-15): £2.00
  • Under 5’s: free
  • Family of 2 adults and 3 children: £10.00

How to find us

Mrs Smith’s Cottage is situated on East Road, just off Navenby High Street (A607).

Navenby is 10 miles south of Lincoln and is served by the Grantham-Lincoln bus. On street parking is available along East Road or Navenby High Street.

Our What Three Words address is accented.darling.glimmers

Full Address

Mrs Smith’s Cottage, 3 East Road, Navenby, Lincolnshire, LN5 0EP


We want our museum to be enjoyed by all. Our Heritage Lottery Fund project we have been able to make the site as wheelchair friendly as possible and we now offer family visits to the cottage while we are usually closed, allowing you to have the cottage to yourselves. Find out more about the site in our accessibility guide below.

Keeping you Safe

Staff and visitor safety is an important part of creating an enjoyable experience, we have ensured our museum is Covid secure by providing hand sanitiser stations throughout.