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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 - 98 reviews98 reviews
Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Awards

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

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      56
    • Very Good
      32
    • Average
      8
    • Poor
      2
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • Chiltern5255
      Bedford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Port in a storm
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 6th September 2018
      Lets be honest, I visited because there was a biblical storm outside and I had some time to kill. Having said that it was a very interesting way to pass an hour (or two). The museum is small but... Read full review
    • Shelle02
      Northumberland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      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:
      Couples
      Interesting
      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

    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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