Peak District Lead Mining Museum, Matlock Bath

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The Peak District Lead Mining Museum is located at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England. The museum has a mockup of a lead mine in which children may safely experience and explore how the miners, and in particular how children, were used in this dangerous aspect of England's industrial past.

The museum is currently housed inside Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath.

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  • Had a tour Aaron d the mines with my family,a lovely chap called Chris took us round,he was very friendly and clearly loved his job,thankyou Chris great experience  more »
  • We had a very interesting tour of the lead mine with a gentleman called Chris, our friendly and well informed guide. The end of the tour was spent having some fun panning for amethyst and fool‘s gold.  more »
  • The mine was amazing but if your tall watch your head and can get a little low in the mine. I didn't realise how much history there is regarding the mines in the local area  more »

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