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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Box of Delights!

Formerly one of Buxton's grand hotels, its facade neatly pointing the hilly location, the building... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Robert S
Buxton Museum

There are some very interesting articles on display at the Buxton museum and with the entry being... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Callum W
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The focus of the refreshed museum is Wonders of the Peak – A Journey through Time and Place. Come and explore the Peak District through geological specimens, archaeological finds, local artefacts and artistic endeavours.
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Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Receptionist was so friendly and helpful, we immediately felt at our ease and excited about seeing the exhibits. We were not disappointed - especially in the exhibition of artworks created by GSCE and A Level students from 2 local schools. The quality of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant museum, So much to see and so well laid out and lots of interactive exhibits to explore.. Whilst I was their The Lullaby of the Larks by Kidology Arts exhibition was running. I have to say it was very moving indeed. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely small museum, friendly staff. Was a former hotel when the Spa was at its height. Full of good displays all about the Peak District. Very interesting and free. Just a short walk up from town. Worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and free. Just under an hour to view everything. Stone age, through Romans and more recent history

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

A place to entertain the young and not so yoing kids!! Lots to see and learn to keep everyone entertained and informed with a lot of interactive experiences.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alanrory
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Formerly one of Buxton's grand hotels, its facade neatly pointing the hilly location, the building now houses museum and gallery in accessibly modest size. Ingeniously presented - you travel through seven time zones, returning to when the Peak braced shark, hippo, rhino, bear and hyena,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

They have a local sense of passion in this museum. Support local artists and staff where really friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeterLittle85
Reviewed 7 September 2018

For a relatively small building, I found this museum to be packed full of brilliant artefacts. Set over two floors, I ended up spending far more time here than I first imagined, and left feeling very impressed with this free to enter town museum. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 3 September 2018

There are some very interesting articles on display at the Buxton museum and with the entry being free there's really no reason you should't take a look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Callum W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I liked this museum, it gives an excellent insight into Buxton's past & there are some very interesting exhibits on the history of the area. A really interesting way to while away a few hours. There is also the Green Man Gallery next door which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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