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Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery

St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
+44 1246 345727
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Fabulous helpful staff

Well laid out museum covering local history. I visited this museum with 18 Italian students... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon T
Interesting small museum

This is a lovely small local museum. It's very well curated and the staff are friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Angie S
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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“local history” (7 reviews)
“coal mining” (4 reviews)
“crooked spire” (16 reviews)
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St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
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+44 1246 345727
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"big wheel"
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"interesting things"
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"well worth a visit"
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"free entry"
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"day trip"
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"staff were very friendly"
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"the ground floor"
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"great place to visit"
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"information"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a lovely small local museum. It's very well curated and the staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit and admission is free. I recommend you combine this with a visit to the crooked spire church.

Thank Angie S
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Highly recomenneded, it was amazing Thank you for having such a wonderful museum in this city. We will be back

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This museum is fascinating - full of interesting items connected to the history of Chesterfield. Very knowledgable staff who are obviously interested in the museum and its contents. Well laid out and easy to follow with plenty of interesting things for younger members to discover...More

Thank 758mothergoose
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

A really nice, well managed museum with a good number of items associated with Chesterfield. I particularly enjoyed seeing the windlass, a big wheel that was used to lift material up the church tower in the medieval period. My one criticism is that, even though...More

Thank durham05
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Called following recommendation from the lovely ladies in the chesterfield tourist information office,a big thankl you. Only allowed hour for visit, do not fall for this only saw a fraction of the exhibits.everything from visual to audio and static attractions. A definate revisit is in...More

Thank Gordon S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Just up from the station on the way into town. An interesting collection of exhibits showing many aspects of Chesterfield’s history, including the crooked spire, mining, market, railways etc. but also Roman coins and other stuff. Some nice things for kids. Some of the art...More

Thank Anton_Smith
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I have been before, but I went again recently and was thoroughly impressed. The same exhibitions are there but there was also an extensive old photography of Chesterfield exhibit which my husband and I loved. I also like the postcards available in the shop. I...More

Thank Angie C
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

There was a lot to see and do at this museum, but it does need more things added. There's a lot to learn about how Chesterfield which I loved as I just moved to the area. It was good to see how Chesterfield grew throughout...More

Thank Lucyj96
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

After being told about the Museum we decided to visit. Have to say somewhat disappointed not a lot to see or do. Needs some more things adding The staff were cheerful .

Thank Seasonedtravellers99
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