Temporary closure of some galleries, including the Joseph Wright Gallery, at the Museum & Art Gallery on Sunday 8 October All galleries, apart from the Archaeology Gallery, notice nature feel joy Gallery, A Curious Turn exhibition and the exhibition, Dear Reader, will be closed.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
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The Silk Mill

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

Find us at:

Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF
01332 641901
Plan your visitto The Silk Mill
Pickford's House

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 641901
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We offer volunteering opportunities to excite, challenge and intrigue.  Meaningful co-production opportunities are at the heart of all we do and by working alongside our brilliant team of Volunteer Co-producers, we create inspiring museums built with, and for, the people of Derby.

From regular, longer-term volunteering opportunities to micro-challenges that could take just minutes of your time: every minute you give makes a difference.

Be mUSeum: Together we make Derby Museums.

Why be mUSeum?

We believe that the most meaningful partnerships are built upon active involvement, shared values and fun! When you give your time, passion, skills and brilliant ideas as a Volunteer Co-producer here at Derby Museums you’ll gain so much along the way: new skills, confidence, social connections and joy to name but a few. Most of all, we hope you’ll feel really proud in the knowledge that your support helps to keep Derby Museums fantastic and free for everyone.

Read the latest Derby Museums Co-production Newsletter and find out how other fabuloUS Volunteer Co-producers have been giving their time, having a blast and making their mark.

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Give a little, give a lot; you’ll always make a big difference.

We welcome applications from people with a broad range of skills, experience and availability to join our friendly and diverse team.

To see our full list of current volunteer and job opportunities, click here.

To find out more or to register your interest in becoming a Volunteer Co-producer for the Derby Silk Mill – Museum of Making project, please contact Gemma at gemma@derbymuseums.org

For more information or to get involved at the Museum and Art Gallery or Pickford’s House, please contact Kath at kath@derbymuseums.org

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