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Georgian Jollies Toys & Games Tuesday 30th August: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


It’s play time for the last Georgian Jollies of the summer! Make a puppet, play Georgian games and decorate a board game in this celebration of Georgian play!

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Georgian Jollies Toys & Games Tuesday 30th August: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


It’s play time for the last Georgian Jollies of the summer! Make a puppet, play Georgian games and decorate a board game in this celebration of Georgian play!

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Beyond the Velvet Rope Wednesday 31st August: 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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Georgian Jollies Enchanted Garden Thursday 1st September: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Add your beautiful creation to our evolving collage of Pickford’s Garden. From birds in the sky, leaves on the trees and flowers in bloom, there are plenty of creative opportunities to embelish our giant collage.

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Pickford’s House

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Bank Holidays: 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.

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
info@derbymuseums.org

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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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