Peak District Mining Experience, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire
The Museum is sited on 2 levels; the ground floor is fully accessible; there is a stair lift to access the first floor and a wheelchair on the first floor
Dogs are welcome.
The Peak District Lead Mining Museum is housed within the Edwardian Grand Pavilion building, which was built for tourists in 1910. A plethora of rock and mineral specimens from around the world are exhibited in the museum along with numerous artifacts from the lead industry. Visitors can experience the harsh life of a Derbyshire leadminer through interactive exhibits and tunnels.
Address: The Grand Pavilion, South Parade, Matlock Bath DE4 3NR
Phone: 01629 583834
Directions: OS Grid Reference: SK294583
On the A6 from either Matlock or Cromford
Car Park adjacent to Museum - 2hr pay & display
1 long stay Car Park in the village - by the Train station
Spring: 1st - 31st March Weekends only
Summer: 1st April - 2nd September 10am - 5pm every day
Autumn: 3rd September - 31st October 11am - 4pm every day
For more travel information go to http://www.traveline.info/ or call 0871 200 22 33
No. 6.1 or 140/141 Bus from Matlock, bus stop outside Museum
Train station in the village, to and from Nottingham/Derby - about 10mins walk on the flat
A cafe serving food and drink is adjoining the Mining Museum, with toilet facilities.
Inside the Reception area of the Museum is a small shop selling books.
Matlock Bath has a wide variety of refreshment venues and toilet facilities (a small fee)