Joseph Wright of Derby defined the 18th Century, the age of enlightenment and the industrial revolution.
Delve into Derbyshire’s past in our archaeology gallery, full of fantastic finds from earliest prehistory to the 18th century. Chance finds and excavations have unearthed a wealth of evidence about the people who lived here long ago. Prehistoric peoples, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Vikings and Tudors all feature in the gallery – let the finds fire […]
Nestled in the heart of the museum, the ‘notice nature feel joy’ gallery profiles nearly 2,000 amazing specimens from our natural history collection. This co-produced gallery as created with visitors and volunteers, is designed to elicit the curiosity to ‘find out more’. Immerse yourself in the surprising details around the gallery and enjoy the fascinating […]