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Museum, free entry


Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum & Art Gallery


Museum Office

01332 641901


The Strand,


Derby Museum and Art Gallery holds collections and displays relating to the history, culture and natural environment of Derby and its region. There are internationally important collections of paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby - Associate of the Royal Academy (1734-97), and of Derby porcelain. Other galleries feature archaeology, local regimental history and natural sciences. There is a lively programme of changing exhibitions and an education service for schools..

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

NEW OPENING TIMES effective from 1 April
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12-4pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 10am-5pm


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 350363  Lat: 52.92305 Long: -1.47995

Situated in the Cathedral Quarter. Nearest car park - Bold Lane (ParkSafe). 20 minutes walk from Derby railway station.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Derby station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop