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    Sharpe's Pottery Museum

    Sharpe’s Pottery Museum is nestled in the market town of Swadlincote at the heart of South Derbyshire and The National Forest.


    Sharpe’s Pottery Museum is nestled in the market town of Swadlincote at the heart of South Derbyshire and The National Forest.

    Come and visit our unique grade two listed building where you will discover stories of Sharpe’s family history, and the significant changes from 19th century deep coal and opencast mining, clay extraction and associated industrial activity, to a 21st century sustainable landscape led by the creation of The National Forest.

    We have lots of interesting and entertaining exhibits to explore, along with fun things to do when you and your family come to visit Sharpe’s Pottery Museum


    • Designated disabled parking
    • Fully accessible disabled toilet
    • Audible alarm system
    • Wheelchair accessible


    • Plant-based menu options or vegetarian or vegan friendly options
    • Accessible by public transport

    Our Facilities

    • On-site catering
    • On-site light refreshments
    • Baby Changing Facilities
    • Children welcome
    • Facilities for educational visits
    • Facilities for groups
    • Guided tours for groups
    • Facilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitality
    • Free Parking
    • Gift shop
    • Public toilets
    • Accepts groups
    • Coach parties accepted

    How To Find Us

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    190209 MPDD Swadlincote 060 2 1777191313


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