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If you haven’t been to this friendly museum then you must. Wonderful few hours for adults and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Interesting visit

Not the biggest museum in the world but very interesting and taking two children age 11 and 10 can... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Karen W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA, England
+44 115 907 1141
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven’t been to this friendly museum then you must. Wonderful few hours for adults and children alike. In the holidays there are endless events (often free) for the youngsters Also now a very nice tea room

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Not the biggest museum in the world but very interesting and taking two children age 11 and 10 can sometimes be quite hard to engage them but they had a treasure map to follow. Lovely coffee and cake which wasn't expensive and the staff were...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

this local museum has many events throughout the year.lots of things for children in school holidays,at the moment there is a beach,it's a lovely giant sand pit with seating for parents to sit and watch the children.there are many events such as different crafts for...More

Thank shaz48
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Now I can easily tire of stuffy, lifeless museums that I'm expected to find interesting. But this one is different, and although the premises are small they've managed to pack in authentic reconstructions of domestic rooms, a schoolroom, and lots of absorbing material and artefacts...More

Thank lwward2017
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Having seen the sign on our way into town, we decided to visit said museum on the way back to the car park. Modestly situated, the grounds are pleasant, with a cafe we wished we'd found before lunch immediately to the right of the entrance....More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

A great museum lots to see & its free well worth a visit for any age they have outdoor things & special things

Thank shelton702
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon having a walk round the museum , kids loved the 1950s shop and school room , Great to have such a great attraction on our doorstep

Thank Hannah2983
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our Ilkeston Museum is a great place, we visit every school holiday there's always a different theme on too lots of activities and always a competition, the little cafe is a great place for a drink and a sandwiche very reasonable prices and extremely friendly...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A lovely, free place to visit all year round. Themed activities are provided every school holiday free of charge (except the occasional activity which is usually no more than £1.50) and there are lots of different events throughout the year such as; 1940s, motorbikes, Santa,...More

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby This is only a small museum situated on. 2 floors plus a courtyard with stables, but it gives a quite brilliant display of local history. There is a display about the famous Stanton ironworks and the role they played in...More

Thank John B
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