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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
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.
Belper North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD
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.
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. New exhibition for 2017 on the History of Matlock Bath.
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.