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From the story of making in Derbyshire to the wonder of Joseph Wright and the secrets of the Georgian home, there’s always something new to discover when on a day out at one of our museums.

Museum & Art Gallery

Opening Times

Entry to the Museum and Art Gallery is free.

MAY BANK HOLIDAY:
Open Monday 27 May 12-4pm

If you are visiting as a group please contact us in advance to make sure we can accommodate your visit. If you are visiting as a group of adults please email info@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901. If you are visiting us as an educational trip, please contact learn@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901.

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday - 12– 4pm

At Derby Museums we want everyone to be able to enjoy our exhibitions and events, and we have taken every measure to ensure that we are as open and accessible to as many people as possible.

See our full access statement below.

Address

The Strand
Derby
DE1 1BS

Pickford’s House

Opening Times

PLEASE NOTE: Pickford's House will be undergoing significant changes in the upcoming months as we work on improvements to displays, therefore there may be disruption during your visit. You may find closed rooms or limited access to certain areas whilst work takes place. We’ll keep you updated with progress on our website and social media. The project, titled ‘The Reimagined Home: Changing Views of Home, Work and Family for an Inclusive, Digital Age’, is generously funded by the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund.

Entry to Pickford's House is free.

MAY BANK HOLIDAY:
Closed Monday 27 May

If you are visiting as a group please contact us in advance to make sure we can accommodate your visit. If you are visiting as a group of adults please email info@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901. If you are visiting us as an educational trip, please contact learn@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901.

Sunday and Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Saturday - 10am – 5pm

At Derby Museums we want everyone to be able to enjoy our exhibitions and events, and we have taken every measure to ensure that we are as open and accessible to as many people as possible.

Read our access statement below.

Address

41 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1DA

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Museum of Making

Opening Times

Entry to the Museum of Making is free.

MAY BANK HOLIDAY:
Open Monday 27 May 12-4pm

If you are visiting as a group please contact us in advance to make sure we can accommodate your visit. If you are visiting as a group of adults please email info@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901. If you are visiting us as an educational trip, please contact learn@derbymuseums.org or call 01332 641901.

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday - 10am – 4pm

At Derby Museums we want everyone to be able to enjoy our exhibitions and events, and we have taken every measure to ensure that we are as open and accessible to as many people as possible.

Read our full access statement below.

Address

Silk Mill Lane
Derby
DE1 3AF

FIND THE DOOR
Head across Cathedral Green towards the front of the Silk Mill. Look for the famous Bakewell Gates and enter through the large glass atrium entrance.

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While you are visiting Derby Museums why not see what other adventures are nearby.

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