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Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

Type:Museum

St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
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Tel01246 345727

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 111 reviews111 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
    65
  • Very Good
    36
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • 864marlenep
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Museum visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
    We took some friends who were very interested in George Stephenson.The guides were great.Small area but informative Read full review
  • paulabV7620FR
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Plenty to see and learn
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th August 2019
    A great place to go lots to see and do there's always activities for the kids and changes in display each month check out their Web site. It's part of my history and I love learning something... Read full review
  • dragonara2
    Honiton, United Kingdom
    iNFORMATIVE GUIDES
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th October 2019
    This museum is well laid out with helpful guides if you need to know any further facts. There is something to suit all ages and it tells the story of chesterfield as a whole over the centuries as... 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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