Buxton Museum and Art Gallery


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Founded in 1893, the museum houses geology and archaeology of the Peak District, including the archives and collections of Sir William Boyd Dawkins and Dr J.W.Jackson. A busy programme of temporary exhibitions provides opportunities for contemporary artists and access to the museum's own fine art and photographic collections.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Tues-Fri 09.30-17.30 Sat 09.30-17.00 Easter - September: Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10.30-17.00 Closed: Mondays (except summer Bank Holiday Mondays)

Charges:

Free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Library
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Services:

  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • General guide to collections available
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available

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