Covid-19 Update: Derby Museum and Art Gallery is now open with enhanced safety measures. Pickford’s House and the Silk Mill remain closed until further notice. Please read our access statement prior to your visit for full information.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

**Please note, reduced opening hours will be in operation during the Covid-19 crisis. 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-Sunday Closed

**Pickford’s House is currently closed to the public due to the Covid-19 crisis, but we hope to be able to re-open again very soon. Please follow our News page for updates: www.derbymuseums.org/news

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 715181
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Make Your Monday: Brighten up with Butterflies

Join us to play and learn

3 August 2020

Start time: 10am

Make Your Monday is a hands-on making session suitable for families. In this weeks session, we will be inspired by the butterflies in our Notice Nature Feel Joy gallery and make our own brightly coloured creations. Put your butterflies into pot plants, on a mobile, make a mask – anywhere that needs brightening up!

For this session, you will need:

  • Blank paper
  • Drawing materials – paint, pens, pencils, brushes etc.
  • Scissors
  • Glue or tape
  • Straws, craft/ice lolly sticks or pipe cleaners
  • Decorative items – such as beads, tissue paper, sequins (optional)

Suitable for children aged 5+ with their grown-ups

Pre-recorded activity film will be made available here: www.derbymuseumsfromhome.com/

This online session is free of charge, however, if you are able to consider making a donation, this will help us to continue to conserve our heritage and re-open our doors for future generations. All of your generous donations will be matched pound for pound by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Donate here.