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Derby Museums is an independent trust and organisation run for, and on behalf of, the people of Derby. We provide a museums and arts service, accessible to everyone, and are responsible for the curation of all the artefacts and works of art...more
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Museum & Art Gallery The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS, England
All reviews joseph wright natural history egyptian mummies well worth a visit long boat bronze age interesting displays military section on display free entry the ground floor all ages few hours rainy day stuffed animals cakes coffee shop
Our quest to visit the Derby City Art Gallery was to discover one of the finest collections of original works by Joseph Wright of Derby (born in 1734). He is recognised as ‘The Painter of Light’ and the Gallery is home to the largest collection...More
Yes, it may be over 40 years since we strolled the Crown Derby displays and 25 years after we brought our two sons to summer activities here, but today's visit was simply wonderful - thank you for bringing this museum up to date.
Our visit was prompted by a need for some refreshments during an impromptu visit to Derby whilst our car was being serviced in Chesterfield. We assumed the Museum might have a café and fortunately it did.
The cafe was quite busy and quite lively, with...More
A beautiful building, lots of interesting exhibits for children of all ages. Also has different exhibition through the year. But Mr 🦊 needs his tail fixing.....😒😒
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MrsDerbyshire, Manager at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018
We are trying to find a taxidermist locally that can come along and repair poor Mr Fox's tail. His bandage won't hold it on for much longer! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again soon.
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There are quite a few activities for young children. The stuffed animals are of interest to all ages there is a table for children with paper and coloured pencils to draw what they have seen and then they can pop it on the... More
There are quite a few activities for young children. The stuffed animals are of interest to all ages there is a table for children with paper and coloured pencils to draw what they have seen and then they can pop it on the wall with the other children's pictures. There are drawers to pull out below the exhibits with information for either the child or guardian to read.