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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, commeration 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

More Museums & Galleries

Royal Crown Derby

Royal Crown Derby Visitors Centre


At the Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre experience over 260 years of history of one of the world's best-known English Fine Bone China manufacturers.

Discover five hundred years of history!

Bakewell Old House Museum


The Museum houses a local history collection for the Bakewell area, in a fascinating building, the oldest part of which was built in Henry VIII's reign. The collection includes costume exhibitions:children's toys, and a Victorian kitchen.

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery


Opening Times Tuesday - Friday 9.30am-5.30pm. Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm Open Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to end September 10.30am - 4pm

Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery


The Museum tells the Story of Chesterfield, from its Roman origins to its growth as a market town and up to the present day. It has a 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


Erewash Museum is our very own local and social history 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


Come and experience our unique Museum of Georgian Life and Historic Costume

QUAD at Night by Graham Lucas Commons



QUAD is a gallery, cinema, cafe bar and workshop where there is always lots to see and do.

Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood


Explore the grand 17th Century hall with its richly decorated interior and see life below stairs. You can also visit the Museum of Childhood where children and adults can celebrate childhood. Administered by the National Trust.

The Old Hall

Tatton Park


Mansion with 50-acre garden, traditional working farm, Tudor manor-house, 1,000-acre deer park and children's adventure playground. Owned by the National Trust and administered by Cheshire East Council.

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.