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Yesterday’s Children Saturday 22nd August - Saturday 29th October: As per opening times

This exhibition explores the experience of childhood 18th and 19th centuries; from the fine country house to the gloom of the workhouse.

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Beyond the Velvet Rope Wednesday 28th September: 10:30 am

Each Wednesday a member of our team will be in traditional 18th century costume to make this experience extra special. There will also be an opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close.

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COLLECTIONS REVEALED: THE HUB Thursday 29th September: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come and meet a member of the Collections Team and discover what they are working on. From cleaning to packing and marking to photographing, there will always be lots of ways for you to lend a hand.

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About Us

Derby Museums is a charitable trust responsible for the rich cultural and creative history of Derby. The Trust manages three sites: the City Museum and Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and The Silk Mill, and all art and collections are held and curated by the Trust.

Derby Museums,
Museum and Art Gallery,
The Strand,
Derby, DE1 1BS

01332 641901

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As a charitable trust, Derby Museums relies on funding and grants from organisations and donations from businesses and the general public. Find out more about how you can support our work through donations or by volunteering…

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