Derby Museums announce substantial investment in new Midlands Maker Challenge

As the city celebrates Inspiring Derby week (Monday 18th June – Saturday 23rd June 2018), Derby Museums is delighted to announce that Midlands based engineering firm IMI plc have made a substantial donation, creating the basis for an exciting new competition – the Midlands Maker Challenge. The investment will allow the new Museum of Making […]

Introducing Make Works Derby and Derbyshire

Make Works are making manufacturing accessible. Think of it like a public library. An open resource made by dedicated factory finders where you can discover skilled manufacturers, tools and materials to make work with in your area. We have been out in Derby and Derbyshire with Co-production volunteers to film local manufacturers over the past […]

Derby Museums Business Plan 2018 -2022

Derby Museums has published a new Business Plan that sets out our strategic objectives and how we plan to develop the organisation over the next 4 years. The plan’s high level aims align with the goals of Arts Council England of promoting excellence, providing access for all, building sustainable organisations, innovation and working with young people. […]

Easter opening times

Pickfords House Good Friday – CLOSED Saturday – OPEN Easter Sunday – CLOSED   Museum & Art Gallery Good Friday – OPEN AS NORMAL Saturday – OPEN AS NORMAL Easter Sunday – CLOSED   The Silk Mill CLOSED

Christmas Opening Times 2017

Museum and Art Gallery Saturday 23 December – 10am-5pm 24-26 December – CLOSED 27-30 – 10am-5pm 31 December-1 January – CLOSED From Tuesday 2 January – Open as usual Pickford’s House  Saturday 23 December – 10am-5pm 24 December-1 January – CLOSED From Tuesday 2 January – Open as usual The Silk Mill CLOSED