Industrial Museum
The Silk Mill, Silk Mill Lane, off Full St, Derby, DE1 3AR Tel: 01332 255308

Description:
Museum illustrating the history of local mining & quarrying & other industries. Features include a large collection of Rolls Royce aero-engines from 1915 to present day.

Location:
Derby Centre

Opening Times:
Mon 11-5, Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun & Bank Holidays 2-5

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Free

 

 

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Kedleston Hall
Derby, DE22 5JH Tel: 01332 842191

Description:
Palladian 18c mansion set in a classical park landscape. The house has the most complete and least altered sequence of Robert Adam interiors in England - there is also an exhibition of his original achetectural drawings for the house and gardens. Many other interesting features.

Location:
NW of Derby off A52

Opening Times:
29 Mar-2 Nov, Sat-Wed House; 1-5.30, Garden;11-6. Park 29 Mar-2 Nov daily 11-6, 3 Nov-21 Dec sat & Sun 12-4

Disabled Access:
Yes. Braille guide.

Admission Prices:
£4.50, children £2.20

 

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Lea Gardens
Lea, DE4 5GH Tel: 01629 534380

Description:
Three and a half acres of attractive woodland gardens

Location:
Off A6 S of Matlock

Opening Times:
20 Mar-7 Jul 10-7 daily

Disabled Access:
Yes. Free entry

Admission Prices:
£2.50, children 50p

 

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Magpie Mine
Sheldon, Bakewell Tel: 01629 583834

Description:
19c Lead Mine

Location:
West of Bakewell, off B5055

Opening Times:
Open at all times.

Disabled Access:

Admission Prices:
Free

 

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Melbourne Hall
Melbourne DE73 1EN Tel: 01332 862502

Description:
Historic hall with impressive gardens. Ring for details of special events held in August.

Location:
Off A514 S of Derby

Opening Times:
House; daily through August (except first three mons) 2-5. Gardens; Apr-Sep, Wed Sat Sun & Bank Holiday Mon 2-6

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
House; Tue - Sat (guided tour) £2.50, children £1, Sun & Bank Holiday (no guided tour) £2, children 75p. House & Garden £4.50, children £2.50. Garden only £3.

 

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Middleton Top Engine House
Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth, DE4 4LS Tel: 01629 823 204

Description:
Engine House originally used to haul wagons up the Middleton incline on the Cromford and High Peak Railway Line. The Visitor Centre illustrates the history of the railway line

Location:
A6 S of Matlock off B5036

Opening Times:
Engine house; Easter-Oct 1st weekend of every month (engine moving)

Disabled Access:
Yes (except Engine House)

Admission Prices:
Static engine 40p, children 15p. Moving engine 70p, children 40p

 

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Midland Railway Centre
Butterley Station, Ripley, DE5 3QZ Tel: 01773 747674/749788

Description:
Historic railway exhibits, and a 3 and a half mile working section of the of Midlands Railway with regular steam train rides

Location:
M1 J28, A38 West, off B6179

Opening Times:
trains operate all year - ring for specific days and times

Disabled Access:
Yes (special accommodation on trains)

Admission Prices:
£6.95 (2 children free with each adult)

 

 

 

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