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Crich Tramway Village Matlock
#1 of 10 Museums in Matlock
Tram rides, museums, pub, tea shop, sweet shop, ice cream parlour, souvenir shop, playground, woodland walk with great wood sculptures plus picnic area and large open grassed area with seating etc and fantastic vi...
Like all living history museums they rely on volunteers, the ones I spoke too were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.
Bakewell Old House Museum Bakewell 14.5 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Bakewell
Went here with my daughter, she loves museums like this, quite reasonable to get in and you can revisit as many times as you want in the year.
Fascinating and interesting little museum, just loved the toys upstairs, fabulous history and good value for money love the array of windows from different periods in history.
Pickford's House Derby
#1 of 13 Museums in Derby
Whilst searching for museums to visit in Derby, we spotted that guided tours of Pickford's House were available.
It should be publicised much more though, and certainly in the other nearby museums - the main Derby Museum and Art Gallery and the Silk Mill.
Eyam Plague Village Museum Eyam 21.0 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Eyam
I love museums and this is one of best I have been to recently.
This little museum puts some larger museums to shame, I will be back for another visit.
Museum of Childhood Sudbury
#1 of 1 Museums in Sudbury
Museum of Childhood is attached to Sudbury Hall in Derbyshire and is a great place for children of all ages to explore with its fantastic array toys and play things from ages past as well as a few present day items.
The Childhood Museum captured the imagination of the little ones, with history of toys, a Victorian classroom, a reading room (where kids can put on headphones to listen to stories), and numerous opportunities for...
Derby Museum and Art Gallery Derby
#2 of 13 Museums in Derby
The staff are part of the museums treasure!
British museums at their best
QUAD Derby
#3 of 13 Museums in Derby
National Trust Museum of Childhood Ashbourne
#1 of 1 Museums in Ashbourne
Unlike a lot of museums this one shows exhibits right up to just a few years ago.
We spent a day here with my 5 year old daughter, there is lots to do, Sudbury hall is a large house to explore, huge gardens to explore too, the museum of childhood, outside play area, and of course a restaurant a...
Chatsworth House Bakewell 13.1 km away
#2 of 3 Museums in Bakewell
Couture clothing by Gucci, Christopher Kane, Vivien Westwood, Armani etc have been collated from museums and members of the Devonshire family.
Chatsworth has put on an exhibition of a quality that you would see in major museums of the capitals of the world, but here it is in sleepy easily accessible Derbyshire.
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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Buxton
#1 of 3 Museums in Buxton
I love my smaller local museums and galleries with this one being a corker!
Amazing exhibits in this small museum, well worth a visit, child friendly, lots to see and do, will keep children and grown ups engage for a time.
Pleasley Colliery Mansfield 19.1 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Mansfield
I've visited museums all over the world and this up there with the greats.
This once proud pit now stands as a working museum and a monument to all the Proud miners and families who once worked and lived in the nearby villages.. ran by volunteers who have kept and restored the old wheel...
Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery Chesterfield
#1 of 3 Museums in Chesterfield
These local museums are all hidden gems and an excellent way to acquire the local history and usually for free!
Free to enter and with friendly and knowledgeable staff, this small museum gives a good overview of the history of Chesterfield
D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum Eastwood 18.6 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Eastwood
We had an excellent guide, the house is a museum but it was brought to life by the photographs of DHL Family and the very informative insight by our guide into the lives of DHL parents and siblings and the rooms i...
Part Lawrence museum and part social history of one family (Lawrence's) at the turn of the century in a Notts mining village, this museum deserves every support, and we were very glad we went.
Peak District Lead Mining Museum Matlock Bath
#1 of 5 Museums in Matlock Bath
My husband wanted to go in because we had visited mining museums previously in Cornwall and he has discovered a fascination for it, well I can say we had a great morning!
What wonderful and interactive staff, knowledgeable and so good with the kids The mine and museum are brilliant and the kids loved exploring the 'Mine' it is good to see old fashion play and exploration and the to...
East Midlands Aeropark Derby
#4 of 13 Museums in Derby
A long awaited visit, this is an amazing museum with a great selection of aircraft and memorabilia.
This is a superb museum to visit with knowledgeable and friendly staff.
Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills Matlock Bath
#2 of 5 Museums in Matlock Bath
(And my husband, an engineer, was delighted by a switch from art museums.)
This was a fascinating insight into mill working over the last 300 years, an excellent museum with an incredibly low admission price .......YES £3 ONLY......There are thousands of artefacts and working looms etc.
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Swadlincote
#1 of 1 Museums in Swadlincote
Sharpes is a wonderful museum & although small it's packed full of wonderful local history including old photos & newspapers.
Set in the remaining original buildings of Sharpe's Pottery, this lovely museum has some interesting pieces and displays and unsurprisingly my boys particularly enjoyed the gallery with the history of the toilet!
Mansfield Museum Mansfield 22.2 km away
#2 of 3 Museums in Mansfield
Museums are always worth the visit.
I would definitely recommend going and having a look round, lots of informative little displays about local industry, a small children's area and regular changing displays within the museum.
The Revolution House Chesterfield
#2 of 3 Museums in Chesterfield
The woman at the museum was an enthusiastic and very knowledgable guide to the house, it’s history and the period.....she knows her stuff and was enthusiastic about the house.
It is now a small stone cottage made into an interesting museum.
Famous Trains Model Railway Derby
#5 of 13 Museums in Derby
Bishops' House Sheffield 25.8 km away
#6 of 25 Museums in Sheffield
This is one of the best Museums I have visited.
Got married here in 2010 - it was just great - cannot priase the location of the team organsing highly enough - its primailry a museum and worth a trip if intersted in local history
Midland Railway Ripley
#1 of 2 Museums in Ripley
Also there was a narrow gauge 'light railway' along with the standard gauge railway to ride on The museums and work in progress sheds were interesting too - we need to go again to visit the transport museum and mo...
But star of the attraction is the Museum and the engine shed (West Shed) for the line, complete with historic steam and diesel locomotives and a range of superbly restored railway carriages and freight rolling sto...
Derby Silk Mill Derby
#6 of 13 Museums in Derby
This is a small museum which is being run and developed by volunteers it is interesting and well worth a visit and your support.
Normally the Silk Mill is an industrial museum which is located near the river Derwent and Derby City Centre.
Cromford Steam Rally Tansley
#1 of 1 Museums in Tansley
Creswell Crags Worksop 27.1 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Worksop
I would like to think that some of the items that were originally found here and moved to other museums could find there way back.
There is so much to see including cave tours, visits to the meadow with its wildlife followed by a circuit of the lake and cave entrances, followed by the museum and then excellent refreshments in the cafe.
West Shed Ripley
#2 of 2 Museums in Ripley
Masson Mills Shopping Village Matlock Bath
#3 of 5 Museums in Matlock Bath
Lots of things to look at on all the levels of the shop, gifts, nice clothes, pavers shoes, golf equipment, and a great sweet, toy and whisky shop, plus a museum and kids play area.
Interesting Museum in a Lovely Town
Lymefield Arts & Crafts Centre Glossop
#1 of 1 Museums in Glossop
National Stone Centre Wirksworth
#1 of 1 Museums in Wirksworth
you can pay to go in the museum if you want to, but i find you can have a good few hours for free just wandering the grounds.
Nottingham Industrial Museum Nottingham 28.6 km away
#1 of 25 Museums in Nottingham
It reminded me of the stories that my Grandad would talk to me about, there were so many engines and the smell took me back to visiting museums with my Grandad.
Most industrial museums are about a 'thing', railways, steam power, mining.