Museum of the Moon Derby NEW


Museum of the Moon at Derby Catherdral

Post Date: 12 Oct 2023

This giant artwork will be suspended over the nave at Derby Cathedral and will be open to the public between 12 October and 10 November.


When: 12th October 2023, 12:00am

Measuring seven metres in diameter, Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon is a stunning sculpture featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, internally lit to shine like the moon, and accompanied by a surround sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor-Novello award winning composer, Dan Jones.

This giant artwork will be suspended over the nave at Derby Cathedral and will be open to the public between 12 October and 10 November.

Throughout the exhibition, day-time entry to the Cathedral will be free of charge, although a suggested donation of £3 per person is requested which will go towards the care and work of Derby Cathedral, helping to keep its doors open for all.

For those wishing to visit during our quieter times there will be quiet time slots every Tuesday and Thursday from 09:00-10:30, where music will be lower and visitor numbers limited.

Special Evening Viewings

For a truly special experience, book to visit in the evening when the artwork will come into its own.

The Cathedral will remain open late on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings during the exhibition to give visitors the opportunity to enjoy the glow of the moon after dark (with the exception of 27 October, 3 November, 10 November). There will also be refreshments available at our pop-up Cosmic Coffee Shop!

Special evening viewings will run from 18:00 – 21:30 (last entry is 21:00) and booking is required.

Admission: Adults £3, Children £2, under 5’s free.

View above the Moon

During our special evening viewings there is the opportunity to upgrade your ticket and take in the ‘View above the Moon’, from our balcony.

£2 upgrade charge per adult, (free admission for children) numbers are limited.

Book your tickets

Book your Special Evening ticket here.

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