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

Derby Museums Annual Review 2016-2017

This year we’ve welcomed almost 125,000 visitors to Derby Museums through a varied programme of exhibitions, activities and commercial events. Highlights include The Story of Children’s Television from 1946 to Today, A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes at Pickford’s House and the start of the redevelopment of our World Cultures gallery. We were also […]

Volunteer Opportunities – November 2017

We’ve had an indUStrious month with Halloween, half-term and a heck of a lot of co-production volunteering! During October our brilliant volunteer community collectively gave a whopping 1,724 hours in volunteering to Derby Museums Trust.  The following Opportunities Post is possibly the largest ever and is jam packed with exciting new ways to get active, […]

Derby Museums’ Alchemist Ball smashes fundraising target

Derby Museums hosted a sell-out fundraising ball at their Silk Mill on the 14 October, adding momentum to its Heritage Lottery Fund Heritage Endowments campaign. This annual event welcomed 149 guests and with match funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, raised £23,223 towards their Heritage Endowments fund, to help secure the long term future of […]