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Pickford's House

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
+44 1332 715181
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Well worth an hour

We called in and were pleasantly surprised to be given a personal tour of the ground floor by one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this buildings is small in comparison to stately homes in the vicinity you have to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
+44 1332 715181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in and were pleasantly surprised to be given a personal tour of the ground floor by one of the guides. The toilets are worth a visit too !!

Thank Trooper1941
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this buildings is small in comparison to stately homes in the vicinity you have to remember that the owner was an Architect. The guides make the place come to life and provide you with so many interesting facts about the way of life during...More

Thank feckenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Georgian house is a gem. The staff were very friendly and happy to talk about the history of both the house and its occupants. Really lovely place.

Thank suzibear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour and so pleased we did. Mel was the guide for a tour that lasted just over an hour, she regaled us with the history of the house and stories of the family that owned it, a wonderful tour. This museum is...More

Thank KentOyster
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Start at the top and work your way down through fascinating rooms. Very well done and easy to enjoy - staff very helpful and happy to let you wander on your own, or answer questions

Thank Terri04
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Eighteenth century house with period interiors from different ages. Some interesting paintings. Excellent welcome from members of staff on'front desk' and room attendants. If you have some free time in Derby then this town house is certainly worth a visit.

Thank eclectic6
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We called here expecting a 5 minute walk and a significant charge. However we were delighted to be met by a guide who gave us a personal tour of the main rooms and some fascinating insights into the history of the house and its early...More

Thank keirmh
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Pickford house staff members are so informative, helpful and friendly! Thank you all! Easy access to Pickford house with free car parking. Lots of information and history with beautifully maintained rooms, bathrooms and fantastic gardens. Would recommend this to everyone, families and children, It's amazing...More

Thank Feroza A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a small but very interesting 18th century house. Free to go in and with lots of interesting things to see.

1  Thank A and M J
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Brilliant little trip with my daughter! Free parking ... and a wonderful house capturing Georgian times .. Lots of information, lovely staff well worth a visit and a donation :)

Thank Lisa S
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Madeline H
Is it open this Sunday?
15 January 2017|
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Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
Hello there Pickford's House is open Tuesady - Saturday from 10am until 5pm. There is a free car park at the rear of the building which accessed from Agard Street. Also there are free guided tours of the building on a... More
Why has it closed down?
8 March 2015|
Response from Kath T | Property representative |
Hi ELJ232014 To address any potential confusion, please be assured Pickford’s House is open to the public - for our opening times, please visit the Derby Museums website for details. Thanks