This list of museums in Derbyshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.


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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Barrow Hill Roundhouse & Railway Centre Barrow Hill Locomotives in Roundhouse Barrow Hill Railway Preserved roundhouse and locomotives
Bolsover Castle Bolsover Castle Derbyshire England Bolsover Historic house Operated by English Heritage - Has held classic car events
Chatsworth House Chatsworth House Chatsworth Historic house Seat of the Dukes of Devonshire, features priceless paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculpture, books and other artefacts, gardens. classic vehicle rallies held in the park
Crich Tramway Village Crich Tramway Museum - - 26062 Crich Open air Restored period village, home to the National Tramway Museum
Derby Industrial Museum Derby silk mill 2006 Derby Industry Located in a silk mill, area industries, railway (temporaly closed - 2010)
Derwent Valley Mills Cromford workers cottages Industry World Heritage Site that includes over 15 historic sites spanning over 15 miles
Heage Windmill Heage Windmill Heage Mill website, working windmill built in 1797
High Peak Junction Chpr workshop Cromford Railway Workshops for the former Cromford and High Peak Railway, near the Cromford Canal, part of the Derwent Valley Mills
John King Workshop Museum Alfreton Local information, local industry including Pinxton Porcelain, the Mansfield and Pinxton Railway, John King who invented the mine cage detaching hook, local social history
Kedleston Hall Kedleston Hall 20080730-04 Kedleston Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century Neoclassical country house, extensive collection of paintings, sculpture and original furnishings, museum of art and items from Asia. Classic car rallies in the grounds
Leawood Pump House Leawood High Peak Junction Technology Part of the Derwent Valley Mills, canal pump house with preserved steam pumping engine
M & C Collection of Historic Motorcycles Image needed LHB Bakewell Transport website, motorcycles and memorabilia
Midland Railway – Butterley Image needed LHB Butterley Railway Formerly known as Midland Railway Centre, heritage railway and museum
National Stone Centre National Stone Centre 1734149 faeb4fc8 Middleton-by-Wirksworth Science website, geology, earth science, mining, uses for rocks and minerals, (Closed ?)
National Tramway Museum OldTram 700 Crich Railway Located in Crich Tramway Village, collection of working trams
Peak District Mining Museum Matlock Mining Museum - - 72369 Matlock Bath Mining Lead mining, miner family life
Red House Stables and Carriage Museum Image needed LHB Matlock Transport website, original horse drawn vehicles and equipment, blacksmith
Renishaw Hall Renishaw Classic Car Show Renishaw Historic house Country house of the Sitwell family, gardens, Portable engine & hosts Classic car rallies
Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills Arkwright Masson Mills Matlock Bath Industry Water-powered cotton spinning mill, part of the Derwent Valley Mills
Strutt's North Mill, Belper Hank winder in Belper North Mill Museum - - 173885 Belper Industry Part of the Derwent Valley Mills, former water powered cotton spinning mill, also includes the Derwent Valley Visitor's Centre

Defunct museumsEdit

  • Heanor Heritage Centre, Heanor, closed in 2005[1]


  1. Closure of the Heanor Heritage Centre

See alsoEdit

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