A WHOLE HISTORY OF FORWARD THINKING
It’s all happening at Derby Museums! Check out our exciting calendar of events and get involved. There’s something for everyone with talks, demonstrations, trails and hands-on arts and crafts.
Visit our collections at the Museum and Art Gallery – home to the Joseph Wright Collection – explore our museum of Georgian life at Pickford’s House, and see the plans we’ve got for The Silk Mill.
We’re open 10am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday
(Sunday 1pm – 4pm at Pickford’s House)
(Thursday 3-9pm, Friday & Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 11am-3pm at The Silk Mill)
Entry is free, so come along and be inspired by the amazing discoveries waiting to be found.
Derby Museums News
Don’t miss what’s coming up
New work by 8 second year students from the BA (Hons) Fine Art programme at the University of Derby is on display throughout the permanent collections at the Museum & Art Gallery.
Take part in our egg-citing trail! Do you know which animals hatch out of eggs? Follow our trail and find out. Collect a trail from reception and when you have completed it, staff will award you a chocolate egg prize!
Celebrate St George’s Day by making mini-dragons or your own creative crowns!
PLUS performing story teller Sophie Snell will be with us to bring tall tales of dragons to life.
Make a bird feeder to take home, and learn how you can encourage wildlife into your garden with the RSPB.