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Revolution House

Type:Museum

High Street
Old Whittington
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 9JZ
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 56 reviews56 reviews
Revolution House in April 2017

Guide Prices

Entry to the house is free, donations welcome

Awards

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access - Wheelchair access to first floor only. Second floor reached by steep set of stairs.

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking - On street parking available

Property Facilities

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

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups - Maximum in party 12

Opening Times

Season (6 Apr 2019 - 29 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 16:00
Season (14 Dec 2019 - 24 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Season (27 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Friday - Tuesday11:00 - 16:00

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      33
    • Very Good
      18
    • Average
      5
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • SusieH578
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A local history treasure trove
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 18th December 2018
      I visited on Saturday 15th December, I’ve been meaning to go for a long while and I was not disappointed. It’s a small museum but packed with history, as I walked into the house I was able to imagine... Read full review
    • Chrisgale
      Sheffield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely decorations
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 30th December 2018
      Although the Christmas decorations have been in place a while. The house still looked lovely and very atmospheric. Lots of hard work. Admission is free but check opening times. Enthusiastic... Read full review
    • john r
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      interesting
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th February 2019
      very small but historic site/house staffed by people who know what they are talking about worth a visit Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A61). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (J E James Cycles) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (B6025, signposted Eckington). Continue up hill for approx ½ mile and turn left onto Church Street North. Then turn right into High Street. Revolution House on left.

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

    From West Follow A619 from Bakewell to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61), then follow route from North/South.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest train station - Chesterfield (3 miles)

    Bus numbers 25, 50 and 50A from New Beetwell Street or Cavendish Street, Chesterfield

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    Exhibition: The History of Revolution HouseLearn about the history of the house and the role it played in the Revolution of 1688, in 2018 the house celebrated its 80th anniversary of being opened as a Museum.
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