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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 - 58 reviews58 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
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      34
    • Very Good
      19
    • Average
      5
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • lynne46h2018
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A must for all history enthusuasts
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th May 2019
      This is steeped in history. Gunpowder plot etc and well worth a visit. I have visited so many times as I live locally but find it so charming. Read full review
    • martoct
      Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Wonderful find
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th June 2019
      Took a trail off the TPT trail to visit as it aroused our interest on seeing the signpost. It was well worth it as we spent a bit of time wandering round the house. So atmospheric you could almost... 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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    Saturday, 6th April 2019 - Sunday, 29th September 2019

    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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