Derby Museums’ three sites (the Museum & Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and the Silk Mill) are temporarily closed until further notice. Please visit our website and social media channels for updates. Please email info@derbymuseums.org with enquiries. We look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe for us to do so.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

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

The Museum & Art Gallery is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
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Museum of Making

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

The building is currently closed to the public.

Find us at:

Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF
01332 641901
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Pickford's House

Opening hours:

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

Pickford's House is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 715181
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Samantha Vanter

Business Administrator

Want to know more about our Business Administrator Sam? Read on…

1. Many of the people that Joseph Wright painted chose to be depicted with an object that tells us something about them as a person. What object would you choose and why? It would have to be a notebook as I’m never without a ‘To Do’ list’!

2. If you could be any animal from the Nature Gallery, which would you be and why? I’d be one of the small insects so that I can hide under a rock for a bit of quiet time or a snooze when I don’t want to be found!

3. What makes you happy? Being able to spend nice time with my family on holiday or a day out, when the children are happy and I have no jobs to do!

4. What do you love to do in your spare time? (Aside from working at the museum, obviously) I love a bit of pampering, to go for long walks in the countryside or to shut myself away in the kitchen with no interruptions and create something yummy!

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