Lead Mining Museum at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, Peak District
The Peak District covers much of Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. There are numerous interesting towns such as Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Leek, Matlock and Wirksworth, plus many enchanting villages
Lead Mining Museum, Matlock Bath
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How to get there
the museum is housed in the Grand Pavilion bulding which lies alongside the A6 Derby-Matlock road in Matlock Bath. Short-term car parking (pay and display) is adjacent, and long-term parking is available up Temple Road opposite.
By Bus: the Trans-Peak Derby-Manchester bus passes the door, as do several local buses.
By Train: the Derby-Matlock line has a regular service and Matlock Bath station is about 400m from the Museum.
When is it open?
Mining Museum is open:
Beginning of Easter Holidays - 5th September: open every day 10am - 5pm
6th September - 31st October: open every day from 11am - 4pm
Winter 1st November - 31st March: Weekends only - 11am - 4pm
Temple Mine Tours (*numbers are limited):
Summer Beginning of Easter Holidays - 31st October: Daily 12 noon and 2pm*
Winter 1st November - 31st March: Weekends only 12noon and 2pm*
What does it cost?
Museum: £4.00 for an adult, £3.50 concessions, £3.00 for children and £12.00 for a family ticket.
Mine: £4.50 for an adult, £4.00 concessions, £3.50 for children and £13.50 for a family ticket.
Mine and Museum: £7.00 for an adult, £6.00 concessions, £5.00 for children and £20.00 for a family ticket.
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary. See this link for more information on prices and opening
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