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MUSEUMS in & around BAKEWELL...

Old House Museum
Cunningham Place, North Church Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DD
Tel: 01629 813642
Email: [email protected]
URL: www.oldhousemuseum.org.uk
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.
Location: Bakewell
Dates Open: April 1st - Oct 31st
Open Times: Daily 11am-4pm
Entry: Adults: 3. Children: 1.50. Under 5s: Free

MUSEUMS in & around BELPER...

Derwent Valley Visitors Centre & Strutt's North Mill Museum
Belper North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
Tel: 01773 880474 or 08455 214247
Email: [email protected]
URL: www.belpernorthmill.org.uk
Location: North of Belper town centre at the junction of the A6 & A517.
Dates Open: Feb to Nov. CLOSED Dec & Jan. (See website for special events.)
Open Times: Mar-Oct. Wed-Sun+Bank Hol Mons. 11am to 4pm: Nov+Feb. Sat & Sun 11am to 4pm.
Entry: Adults 4,Children under 16 Free, Pre-booked groups at any time - Tel:01773 880474
Car Parking Child Discounts Children Welcome Coach Parties Welcome Disabled Facilities No Smoking Special Group Rates

MUSEUMS in & around DERBY...

Derby Museum of Industry and History
The Silk Mill , Sowter Road, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AF
Tel: 01332 641901
URL: www.derwentvalleymills.org/04_his/his_00...
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.
Location: Derby
Dates Open: Closed Mon/Tues/Wed and Bank Holidays.
Open Times: Thurs 3pm - 9pm:Fri and Sat 1pm - 5pm: Sun 11am - 3pm.
Entry: Free
Car Parking Children Welcome Disabled Facilities No Smoking

MUSEUMS in & around MATLOCK...

High Peak Junction Workshop
High Peak Junction, Nr Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HN
Tel: 01629822831
URL: www.derwentvalleymills.org/04_his/his_00...
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.
Leawood Pumphouse
Cromford Canal, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HN
Tel: 01629 823204
A restored beam engine dating from 1849 used to pump water into the cromford canal from the river derwent.
Location: Cromford
Entry: Free. Donations appreciated.
Red House Stables & Carriage Museum
Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2ER
Tel: 01629 733583
Fax: 01629 733583
URL: www.workingcarriages.com
One of the best collections of horse drawn equipment and vehicles in Britain.
Open Times: Daily 10am - 5pm
Entry: Adults 5.00 Concessions 3.50


Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0DA
Tel: 01283 509929
Email: [email protected]
URL: www.claymills.org.uk
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.
Location: Stretton
Dates Open: All year
Open Times: Thurs. 10am-5pm: Sat. 10am - 5pm
Entry: Non-steaming days free. Donations welcome. Steaming Days-Adult 5: Conc. 4: Child 2: Family 12
Car Parking Children Welcome Coach Parties Welcome Disabled Facilities No Smoking Restaurant

MUSEUMS in & around LEEK...

Brindley Mill Museum
Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8FA
Tel: 01538 483741 (Tourist Office)
Email: [email protected]
URL: www.brindleymill.net
The mill houses a small museum dedicated to James Brindley's life and achievements.
Location: Leek
Dates Open: Sat, Sun & Bank Hols. 2-5pm. from Easter Sat to end of September. Also from 20th July to end August
Open Times: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 2pm - 5pm
Entry: Members Free. Adults 2. . OAP/Children 5-16 1.00. Under 5s Free.

MUSEUMS in & around MATLOCK...

Masson Mills Working Textile Museum
Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PY
Tel: 01629 581001
URL: www.massonmills.co.uk
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.
Open Times: Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm, Sat 11am - 5pm. Sun 11am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day & Easter Day.
Peak District Mining Museum
The Pavilion, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR
Tel: 01659 583834
Email: [email protected]
URL: www.peakmines.co.uk
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.
Location: Matlock Bath
Dates Open: Weekends only until 1st April then daily
Open Times: 11-4 over winter then 10-5 after 1st April
Children Welcome Coach Parties Welcome Special Group Rates

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