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Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0DA
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.
The Silk Mill, Sowter Road, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AF
Welcome to the Derby Museum of Industry and History nestled on the historic grounds of John Lombe's Silk Mill, where the rich tapestry of Derbyshire's industrial heritage comes to life.
Belper North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP
High Peak Junction, Nr Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HN
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 5HN
A restored beam engine dating from 1849 used to pump water into the cromford canal from the river derwent.
Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PY
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.
Sudbury Hall, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT
Located in the old servants' wing of Sudbury Hall the museum has fascinating displays about the life of children. These include a recreated schoolroom and eight, new, themed galleries.
Cunningham Place, North Church Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DD
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.
The Pavilion, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR
Experience and wonder at the forgotten world of Derbyshire lead miners. See the tools they used, the clothes they wore, the advances in technology. c
Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2ER
One of the best collections of horse drawn equipment and vehicles in Britain.
West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG
The Visitor Centre is a small registered museum centred around a bottle kiln, with artefacts, models, film clips and imaginative computer interactives where people can explore the rich industrial and cultural heritage of the area.