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Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Type:Museum

St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews
Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2019
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 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:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    64
  • Very Good
    34
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • 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
  • mrbigglestvr
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Something for all ages
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    Every month there is a new featured set of displays. At the moment it is the life and times of the Tudors Read full review
  • Cloglet
    London
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Extremely helpful friendly staff
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    We popped in with just 30 minutes until they closed. The lady there was lovely, and full of great recommendations for other places to go....including where to get an amazing smoked salmon sandwich... 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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