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Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery

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Interesting local History

Every town has usually a museum of local history, Chesterfield is no exception, Chesterfield was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clowne, United Kingdom
wonderful little museum

Small but perfectly formed, not overburdened with unimportant details but tells this history of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Every town has usually a museum of local history, Chesterfield is no exception, Chesterfield was a base for Romans, George Stevenson, Robinson's, Chesterfield canal. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alangodhard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but perfectly formed, not overburdened with unimportant details but tells this history of the town, very helpful guide as well (the gentleman with the beard), wonderful, but sorry the last cage disaster at Markham pit was not mentioned, would have been a fitting tribute...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited chesterfield tons over last 20 odd years never knew this existed! Free entry and brilliant little insights into life previous in Chesterfield. Learnt lots of stuff I didn’t know about the town. Very interactive for younger children too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CCS1985
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We were visiting Chesterfield for the first time and decided to go to the museum. We were greeted by a member of staff who was informed and full of enthusiasm. She answered questions and provided us with an excellent introduction to the museum and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TimSquirrel
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff away happy to help and to talk about the museum. Great for half term and weekends there is something for everyone

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeanettekcarpenter
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Been in Chesterfield for 18 years and never visited before but decided to pop in during school holidays for a short visit. Really friendly staff, really well exhibited displays and items to view and overall a short but really enjoyable visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank andy s
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Lets be honest, I visited because there was a biblical storm outside and I had some time to kill. Having said that it was a very interesting way to pass an hour (or two). The museum is small but manages to bring everything together for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chiltern5255
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Ironically coming from Northumberland, we were overjoyed to see exhibits for George Stephenson including Killingworth Station (just a few miles from us!) which made this visit all the more interesting. The staff member that welcomed us (didnt get her name - had short blonde hair...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shelle02
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Well set out and lots of things for the children to occupy themselves. Free entry too!! Lots of history and memorabilia.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Well laid out museum covering local history. I visited this museum with 18 Italian students, phoning ahead to ensure we did not clash with another party. We were on a tight budget so to have this free educational attraction with staff who were helpful, friendly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sharon T
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
It was free and excellent