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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 - 52 reviews52 reviews
Revolution House in April 2017

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free of chargeFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Awards

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

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 (13 Dec 2018 - 24 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Season (27 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Thursday - Monday11:00 - 16:00

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      30
    • Very Good
      18
    • Average
      4
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • smith1265
      Sheffield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Really interesting little place
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 14th November 2017
      This is a really unusual place - I can't think of anywhere else like it. It's an old pub where there was a meeting of a group of noblemen planning the Glorious Revolution of 1688.They were supposed... Read full review
    • 92glennw
      Burntwood, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Fascinating
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd April 2018
      Stumbled upon this while out walking after calling at the pub next door, found out something new which is always good, the member of staff on duty was very friendly and knowledgeable, great to see... Read full review
    • pboroman
      Peterborough
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great informative visit in historic old inn / museum and it’s free
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th August 2018
      Good hour spent in this house with the curator who was personable, engaging and informative. It brought the history to life and the furniture, fittings and environment are interesting and relevant... 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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    Thursday, 13th December 2018 - Thursday, 13th December 2018

    Carol Singing at Revolution HouseCarol SingingCome along for traditional carol singing with Holymoorside Band at the Revolution House which has been decorated for a 17th Century Christmas. Flower arrangements by Chesterfield Flower Lovers and mince pies from Jackson's the Bakers.
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    Thursday, 13th December 2018 - Monday, 24th December 2018

    Thursday, 27th December 2018 - Monday, 31st December 2018

    Victorian dress in greeneryChristmas at Revolution HouseSee the house decorated for Christmas with traditional greenery & flower arrangements. Join us on 15 December from 6.30pm for a carol concert led by Holymoorside brass band in the garden - you sing your favourite carol & enjoy a mince pie.
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