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The Alfred Goodey Collection Saturday 12th July - Sunday 19th October: All Day


Between 1936 and 1945, local art collector Alfred Goodey donated over 600 pictures of old Derby to the Museum and Art Gallery. Spanning three centuries, this incredible collection offers an unrivalled glimpse of the city through development, industrialisation, war, fire, and flood.

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Bug Hunt Thursday 31st July: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Where are all the friendly beasties hiding? Continuing our celebrations of the natural world this summer at Derby Museums, come and search for the bugs in our beautiful garden. You can identify them and learn all about what they eat. You will also be able to make your very own beastly finger puppet to take home!

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Whirlygigs and Wotnots Tuesday 5th August: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Make the most of summer breezes by making a wonderful windmill or a swirly streamer stick.

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Cityscape Thursday 7th August: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Come along and help us create a drawing that will look at historic and contemporary architecture. Watch our cityscapes expand as the weeks go by.

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Pickford’s House

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 1-4pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: CLOSED

FREE ENTRY

Come and experience our unique Museum of Georgian Life and Historic Costume.

Pickford’s House,
41 Friar Gate,
Derby, DE1 1DA

info@derbymuseums.org
01332 715181

FREE parking to Pickford’s House visitors. Turn right at the ‘Pickford’s House’ sign off Agard Street.


PICKFORD’S HOUSE IS A STUNNING TOWNHOUSE AND GARDEN FROM 1770, DESIGNED BY PROMINENT DERBY ARCHITECT JOSEPH PICKFORD AND USED AS BOTH HIS FAMILY HOME AND AS A PROFESSIONAL SHOWCASE OF HIS ARCHITECTURAL SKILLS.

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TRANSITIONAL SPACES

Transitional Spaces are the places that we are beginning to use to show our previously stored collections.

OTHER GALLERIES

Derby Museums have a collection that is wide ranging and varied. We hope that you find something to interest you.

MIDLAND RAILWAY STUDY CENTRE

The Mildand Railway Study Centre at the Silk Mill is the UK's largest pre-nationalisation railway archive.