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  • Vintage Trams at Crich Tramway Village
  • The Orrery by Joseph Wright of Derby
  • The Bottle Car at The National Brewery Centre

Museums & Galleries

Come and discover the diverse museums and heritage of the area. Take in an exhibition - from art, sculpture, commemoration events and local Derbyshire traditions. Explore the Internationally renowned collection by Joseph Wright of Derby or the delicate beauty of Royal Crown Derby china.  Or take a step further back in Peak District History to the time of the lead miners at the Peak District Mining Museum or even further back to prehistoric times at Creswell Crags.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Wright of Derby's The OrreryDerby Museum and Art Gallery holds collections and displays relating to the history, culture and natural environment of Derby including an internationally important collection of paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby

The National Brewery Centre

The Bottle Car at the National Brewery CentreThe 'brewing experience' incorporates the original Bass Museum. The museum also celebrates the real life experiences of the people who helped to build Burton's world renowned brewing reputation

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Enjoy afternoon Tea

Royal Crown Derby Visitors Centre


The Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre has been created to provide an insight into the traditions, the history and the skills. Tour the factory, visit the museum, then finish your visit at the Royal Crown Derby Shop and 1750 tearoom.

Discover five hundred years of history!

Bakewell Old House Museum


Explore, magical Tudor beamed rooms with wattle/daub partitions and great open fireplaces.

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery


Buxton Museum and Art Gallery regularly offers exhibitions of paintings, photography and ceramics.

Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery


The Museum tells the Story of Chesterfield, from its beginnings as a Roman fort on Ryknield Street to the building of the 'Crooked Spire' Church and its growth as a market town. Changing programme of temporary exhibitions and events.

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum & Art Gallery


Derby Museum and Art Gallery holds collections and displays relating to the history, culture and natural environment of Derby and its region.


Erewash Museum


Home for the Museum is a late Georgian house with Victorian extensions. It was both a family home and school accommodation before becoming a museum in the 1980's.


National Sikh Heritage Centre


An awe inspiring visitor experience that shows the special British-Sikh relationship. The museum explores the courage, sacrifice and bloody genocide of the Sikhs.

Pickford's House Museum

Pickford's House Museum


A museum of Georgian life and historic costume built in 1769 - 70, displaying period room settings and costume exhibitions with a programme of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood


Sudbury Hall, which featured in the BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre, is a grand 17th-century family home. Experience the richly decorated interiors, including woodcarving by Grinling Gibbons, and the Great Staircase.

The Mansion

Tatton Park


Tatton Park is often quoted as England's most complete historic estate, with its fine Georgian mansion full of art treasures and original furnishings.

The Art Room

The Art Room


The Art Room is a unique space situated in the corner of a 2 acre traditional hay meadow on the edge of Derbyshire. It provides exhibition opportunities for local artists and varied workshops for creative activities.