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MUSEUMS in & around BAKEWELL...
|Old House Museum
Cunningham Place, North Church Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DDTel:
01629 813642 Email: [email protected]
This fascinating old house contains a wonderful collection of items from the Bakewell area, displayed to show aspects of local and social history in this part of Derbyshire.
MUSEUMS in & around BELPER...
|Derwent Valley Visitors Centre & Strutt's North Mill Museum
Belper North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YDTel:
01773 880474 or 08455 214247 Email: [email protected]
MUSEUMS in & around DERBY...
|Derby Museum of Industry and History
The Silk Mill , Sowter Road, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AFTel:
The Silk Mill Museum occupies the site of the world's oldest factories, built by George Sorocold in 1702. Exhibits include the development of Rolls-Royce aero engines and the railway industry. The Power Gallery covers the story of motive power.
MUSEUMS in & around MATLOCK...
|High Peak Junction Workshop
High Peak Junction, Nr Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HNTel:
Restored workshop of Cromford and High Peak Railway, one of Britain's earliest lines. Historic displays and artefacts tell the story of this unique line.
Cromford Canal, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HNTel:
A restored beam engine dating from 1849 used to pump water into the cromford canal from the river derwent.
|Red House Stables & Carriage Museum
Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2ERTel:
01629 733583 Fax:
One of the best collections of horse drawn equipment and vehicles in Britain.
MUSEUMS in & around BURTON UPON TRENT...
|Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0DATel:
01283 509929 Email: [email protected]
A rare opportunity to see a Victorian, steam-driven workshop with blacksmith, joiner and engineers at work. Includes beam engines, boilers, workshop, forge and dynamo house. Children experience steam engines, build models or follow a rat trail.
MUSEUMS in & around LEEK...
|Brindley Mill Museum
Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8FATel:
01538 483741 (Tourist Office) Email: [email protected]
The mill houses a small museum dedicated to James Brindley's life and achievements.
MUSEUMS in & around MATLOCK...
|Masson Mills Working Textile Museum
Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PYTel:
Sir Richard Arkwright's original,1783 showpiece mills
at Matlock Bath. The Working Textile Museum contains a unique, historic collection of authentic, working textile machinery. The extensive Shopping Village on-site includes tearoom, licensed restaurant, and Conference and Exhibition Centre.
|Peak District Mining Museum
The Pavilion, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NRTel:
01659 583834 Email: [email protected]
Experience and wonder at the forgotten world of Derbyshire lead miners. See the tools they used, the clothes they wore, the advances in technology. New exhibition for 2017 on the History of Matlock Bath.
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