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Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Type:Museum

St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
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Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2019

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
SundayClosed
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

* Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      63
    • Very Good
      33
    • Average
      8
    • Poor
      2
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • JanChesterfield
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Trench Experience
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th January 2019
      I didn't have too long to look around as I was very late arriving and they were due to close after 20 minutes but what I saw was really interesting. They had a Trench Experience about the First World... Read full review
    • FIREGUYUK
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Australian family
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 15th January 2019
      Absolutely fabulous - took my Australian family for a visit, spent at least 2hrs wondering round taking it all in 5*****. Read full review
    • sarahP8509UW
      Worcestershire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Brilliant Museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 16th January 2019
      I loved this museum. Very friendly lady welcomed me and gave me a bit of background to Chesterfield and then left me to wander at my own pace. Lots of local history represented and a great little... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Museum is in Chesterfield town centre. It has no car park so directions below are to nearest car park.

    From North/South
    Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in left lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Multi-storey car park on right.

    For surface car parks, at 2nd roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right hand lane and at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take first left and left again into St Mary’s Gate Car Park.

    From East
    Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), then follow route from North/South.

    Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterfield station is 0 miles away.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest train station Chesterfield, 5 minutes walk away

    Any bus to Chesterfield town centre

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