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Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derby

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TripAdvisor
  • Clean and comfortable.. Good coffee and great cakes. A real joy to be able to also see all the beautiful Porcalein, China and Pottery produced in our county clearly dispayed. 
  • Visited here today 14/2/2017 with my grandson age 4 1/2. I have been before but this was a first visit for him and he loved it. He is very inquisitive about everything and asked lots of questions. He ...  more »
  • We have lived less than 30 minutes from Derby for thirty years but never knew about this museum! We needed something to do when visited by friends in near zero temperatures, and so found this place on...  more »
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  • Really nice afternoon out with some unexpectedly interesting exhibits. I was incredibly impressed by how friendly all the staff were to my 2 year old granddaughter. It made the visit fun and relaxing. So often places in the UK are not friendly to kids.
  • Nothing of the spectacular or British museum kind. But for a small city it is well interesting enough. Good bits on the war history and great local art. Good 30 minute visit
  • Relatively small recently renovated museum but well worth allowing at least 2 or 3 hours for a visit. Excellent range of exhibits to suit all tastes and interests. Centrepiece is the Joseph Wright collection. Well worth a visit especially if you also have an interest in contemporary local celebrities, notably Richard Arkwright and John Flamsteed. Cafe also recommended. Freshly prepared fare. Reasonable choice at reasonable prices.
  • Worth a visit if only to see the collection of Joseph Wright paintings. Three floors filled with ceramics, drawings, paintings, taxidermy, uniforms, natural and historical artefacts + variety of temporary exhibitions (affordable art on sale at Summer and Christmas exhibition - local and national artists).
  • I really enjoyed the local archlogical finds. Lots of varied things for different intrests. Staff where helpful and welcoming