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The China Painters’ Garden Saturday 23rd May - Sunday 6th September: As per opening times


This exhibition brings together a selection of botanical watercolours by a range of artists working for the Derby China Works, during the 19th century. Duplicate and jewel-like, their plants and flowers appear as fresh and life-like as the day they were picked.

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Miniature Gardens Tuesday 26th May: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


We’re being inspired by flowers this Half-Term week at Pickford’s House! Today, you can assemble your very own beautiful garden to take home. You will be able to fill your garden with colourful handmade flowers.

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Costumed Guided Tour: Paranormal Special Wednesday 27th May: 10:30 am


Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer tours of the home for you throughout the week. However, these tours taking place each Wednesday are an extra special opportunity to experience the magic of Pickford’s House whilst being guided by one of our Visitor Service Assistants in traditional 18th Century costume.

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From Bud to Blooms Thursday 28th May: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Create a stunning flower using this simple artistic technique. You will be able to take your handmade creation home with you.

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Pickford’s House

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

<strong>EASTER OPENING HOURS</strong>

Monday 30 March- CLOSED
Tuesday 31 March- 10am-5pm
Wednesday 1 April- 10am-5pm
Thursday 2 April- 10am-5pm

Good Friday 3 April- 10am-5pm
Saturday 4 April- 10am-5pm
Easter Sunday 5 April- CLOSED
Easter Monday 6 April- 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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