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.
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
info@derbymuseums.org
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The Jacobean House: The Highs and Lows of a Derby Townhouse

** Following our closure announcement, we have unfortunately had to close all museum exhibitions until further notice (updates to follow as the Covid-19 situation develops) – www.derbymuseums.org/news.**

Image: Mr Jessopp’s House, Wardwick, Derby – Courts and Garden from the Little Drawing Room by Augustus Oakley Deacon, pencil and watercolour on paper, 1852 © Derby Museums

The Jacobean House was a house of firsts: the first brick building in Derby and the first place to have seen tea consumed in the town. However, it’s a miracle survivor because of the two times it was nearly destroyed and its periods of abandonment. This exhibition hopes to create discussion about the price of the demolition of historical buildings in the name of future progress.

Accessibility restrictions to upper floors. If you have special access requirements, please contact us before visiting: 01332 641901 or email info@derbymuseums.org.

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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
info@derbymuseums.org
Plan your visitto Pickford's House