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Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery

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

Highly recomenneded, it was amazing Thank you for having such a wonderful museum in this city. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rhodaz
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Florence, Arizona
Interesting and child friendly

This museum is fascinating - full of interesting items connected to the history of Chesterfield... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
758mothergoose
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank rhodaz
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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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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Tells the story about Chesterfield & the Stephenson's. would have of a bit better with hands on things to do as well as the normal reading, doesn't tell you much about the trams that used to run in Chesterfield & the coal mining. there are...More

Thank Hotash2013
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Close to railway station and displaying many facts about George Stephenson who in later life lived at Tapton and is buried in Chesterfield.

Thank RWB777
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