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    Strutt's North Mill Museum & Visitor Centre

    This 1804, iron-framed, fire-proof cotton spinning mill is the forerunner of the modern skyscraper.


    This 1804, William Strutt, unique, iron-framed, fire-proof cotton spinning mill is the forerunner of the modern skyscraper. Now houses a museum that celebrates the Strutt family’s contribution to Belper at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and tells the story of cotton spinning from the home industry to the factory setting with original and replica machinery, jenny, water-frame and mule. Also houses the renowned Brettles silk and cotton hosiery collection, unique chevening, framework knitting and nailmaking exhibits. Worker’s housing and famous River Gardens are nearby.The mills at Belper were powered by the River Derwent and lie within the scenic Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of mill complexes, the watercourses that powered them and the settlements developed for the workers.Derwent Valley Visitor Centre: The Derwent Valley Visitor Centre provides visitor information on the Amber Valley region of Derbyshire including the four towns of the area - Alfreton, Belper, Heanor and Ripley.

    Our Facilities

    • On-site light refreshments
    • Picnic site
    • Children welcome
    • Facilities for educational visits
    • Facilities for groups
    • Guided tours for groups
    • Free Parking
    • Gift shop
    • Guided tours for individuals
    • Public toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board Member
    • School Trips
    • Accepts groups
    • Coach parties accepted
    • Single sex groups welcomed

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