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:

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 715181
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Zoom into the Museum: Invitation Cards

Explore our collections live with a curator

27 August 2020

Times: 11am11.30am

In this family friendly Zoom into the Museum session, we’ll be looking at some of the eclectic invitation cards in Derby Museums’ collections with Eilish, our Assistant Curator of Making. You will discover more about how Derbyshire people entertained themselves in the early 20th century, from dances, to birthday parties, to ‘Meat Teas’! Take a look at our activity sheet and sign up at the link below.

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Suitable for families

Booking essential. Please register your place to receive the Zoom link.

Please note, in order to join us, we ask that you read and agree to our Online Safety Agreement; this will be available to read when you register your place on Eventbrite.

Whilst this is event is FREE to join, if you are able, please Give What You Think to help sustain the future of Derby Museums. All your generous donations will be doubled by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


If you’re feeling inspired by the cards, we’d love you to enter our competition to design an invitation card for Derby’s ‘Painter of Light’, Joseph Wright’s birthday. Click here to find out more about the competition and submit your entry.

The deadline for booking onto this event has passed.