Museum of Making – bookings now open

Museum of Making Bookings Open

General admission (free)

Entry to the Museum of Making is free but, due to current Covid restrictions, you will need to pre-book timed tickets for general admission. Please click the button below to see which dates we have available.

BOOK NOW for general admission

‘Scale’ exhibition (prices from £2.50)

If you also wish to visit our special exhibition, Scale, this is charged* and also needs to be booked in advance. Please click the button below to see which dates we have available.

BOOK NOW for general admission + 'Scale'

*Entry to Scale is FREE on the first Sunday of the month, on a first come first served basis. For Sunday 6 June tickets, please click the button above and select free general admission for Sunday 6 June.

National Lottery Open Week (12-13 June)

Special offer for Lottery players – FREE Entry to Scale + chance to win annual Museum of Making Membership

To celebrate the National Lottery Open Week this year, Derby Museums is offering National Lottery ticket and scratchcard holders free tickets to see Scale, our very first exhibition at the brand new Museum of Making*. National Lottery players will also be entered into a draw for a chance to win one of five annual Museum of Making Memberships, to be part of a creative community and access to hire our special Workshop facilities and The Prospect co-working space.

Tickets for National Lottery Open Week are available for visits on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June, and include free general admission to the Museum of Making. Those wishing to redeem this offer must book their free tickets in advance using the button below, and participants will be asked to show their National Lottery tickets or scratchcards on arrival.

General booking information

We recommend that you book online in advance of your visit. If you don’t have a ticket, we will try our best to accommodate you, but only if there is space. Please be aware that you may have to queue.

From 1 June, we will be releasing a new batch of tickets every Tuesday for admission the following week.

**You do not need to pre-book tickets to visit Derby Museum & Art Gallery, only for the Museum of Making. Please see more information here

Access and Covid safety

Please read our full Access statement here, which details the changes we have made to ensure the Museum of Making is Covid secure.