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Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery


St Mary's Gate
S41 7TD
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 97 reviews97 reviews
Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018



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


  • Children welcome


  • 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 (18 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Shelle02
      Northumberland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Interesting oversight on the town of Chesterfield
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 14th August 2018
      Ironically coming from Northumberland, we were overjoyed to see exhibits for George Stephenson including Killingworth Station (just a few miles from us!) which made this visit all the more... Read full review
    • mslancashire503927
      Burnley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 10th August 2018
      Well set out and lots of things for the children to occupy themselves. Free entry too!! Lots of history and memorabilia. Read full review
    • Sharon T
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Fabulous helpful staff
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th July 2018
      Well laid out museum covering local history. I visited this museum with 18 Italian students, phoning ahead to ensure we did not clash with another party. We were on a tight budget so to have this... 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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    Saturday, 19th May 2018 - Saturday, 15th September 2018

    Exhibition: Park LifeSince Victorian times, public parks have provided a welcome green space. They are places in which people are able to relax, play and explore and can bring communities together. This exhibition explores the stories of Chesterfield's parks.
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    Saturday, 22nd September 2018 - Saturday, 8th December 2018

    Brampton Brewery ShopExhbition: A Walk Down Chatsworth RoadThis exhibition focuses on the community history of Brampton, looking at personal stories as well as the social and industrial history of this well-loved area of Chesterfield. We'll look at the potteries, Brampton Brewery, Robinsons, green spaces and evening entertainment.
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    Saturday, 16th June 2018 - Saturday, 29th September 2018

    Whale eating plastic 'jellyfish'Exhibition: Reincarnated RubbishThe highly acclaimed exhibition by artist Val Hunt that presents beautiful artworks created from recycled rubbish. The focus is on the endangered and extinct and includes topical subjects such as a plastic ‘jellyfish’ and acid rain as well as Tyrannosaurus Rex and leatherback turtles. Did you know...
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    Thursday, 23rd August 2018 - Thursday, 23rd August 2018

    Exotic Animal ExperienceLearn about and handle a range of exotic animals (provided by Tickled Skink), including a snake, leopard gecko, whites tree frog, Chilean rose tarantula and giant African snails. Suitable for all ages from 3 years to adults.
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    Saturday, 13th October 2018 - Saturday, 19th January 2019

    WW1 The Trench ExperienceExperience the sights, sounds and smells of life in the trenches of WW1 and discover personal histories of Chesterfield soldiers.
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