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 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
info@derbymuseums.org
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*SOLD OUT* Hard Hat Tours of the new Museum of Making

Be one of the first to see behind-the-scenes at the Silk Mill as this magnificent Derby landmark transforms into the new Museum of Making.

Museum of Making

From 26 October 2019 to 26 October 2019

Times: 1pm2pm

This event is now sold out.

FREE HARD HAT TOUR – £10 booking deposit refundable after you attend the event.

Enjoy this free event as part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days!

Saturday 26th October – one hour per tour – please check ticket sales for timings & availability.
10-11am
11.30-12.30pm
1-2pm

£10 booking deposit refundable after you attend the event (over 18’s only)
Places are limited. Please click the button below to book or call 01332 641901.*

Be one of the first to see behind-the-scenes at the Silk Mill as this magnificent Derby landmark transforms into the new Museum of Making. On this exclusive tour of the construction site, you will learn about the history of the building and find out about future plans for the site, which is due to open to the public in 2020.

ACCESSIBILITY

Please note this is currently a live building site so there is no lift service available to access the upper floors as part of the tour. Wheelchairs may be able to access the ground floor – please enquire in advance before booking. On arrival you will have a quick security induction and PPE will be provided – please wear sensible, sturdy footwear.*

*If you have any special access requirements please enquire before booking, thanks.

The deadline for booking onto this event has passed.

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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
info@derbymuseums.org
Plan your visitto Museum of Making