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Pickford's House

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We love Pickford's - especially at Christmas - looks amazing. For a small museum there is a lot to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
What a treasure.

Visited on a Saturday afternoon, what an interesting place. Saw the reviews on trip advisor and so... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
Leek, United Kingdom
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41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Pickford's - especially at Christmas - looks amazing. For a small museum there is a lot to see. do, learn. Our under 9s enjoy the dressing up and children's theatre on the top floor. The staff are always so friendly and welcoming -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Visited on a Saturday afternoon, what an interesting place. Saw the reviews on trip advisor and so glad we went. Lovely stepping back in time ,even in the bathrooms that the public can use. A hidden gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Pickford house five-star review. wonderful place to take people of all ages. the free museum has good parking at back. loved every minute of it!! staff very informative and helpful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helen R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent in this building and loved the Agatha Christie exhibition. The working bathrooms that were complete with the old Thomas Cramer type toilets could be used by the public. The best part though, were the people whose were running the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Its like going back in time, when you visited your grandparents. A great place for the old and young.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Richard2684954
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Pickford's House is part of Derby Museums and quite hard to spot being just one of the once handsome but now slightly dowdy looking Georgian Buildings on Friar Gate. However, there's no entrance fee and regular temporary exhibitions to add to the 'conventional' room settings...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dirtmother
Reviewed September 10, 2018

A surprising find in Friar Gate. From the outside it doesn't look particularly appealing but very interesting. Enthusiastic volunteers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Billy2shoes
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Took us ages to find this place, sat nav took us to a block of flats and then we went around the block four times looking for the house parking-you can pay to park on the road-I think! We got there as it opened and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Derby all my life, I’ve visited this place once when I was probably about 4... but decided to go with our little girl today after reading all the lovely reviews on here. It didn’t disappoint! We had a great time browsing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gaelb388
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We walked here from the centre not far. Lovely welcome from the staff member. We spent over an hour looking round. Some very interesting stuff. The Agatha Christie section was brilliant. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Brendan F
January 5, 2019|
Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
We do have a number of costumes but it might be helpful if you can let me know how many boys and girls are in the group. Also if you can let me know the dates of the visit, we can see what else we can arrange to add to the... More
Sharon M
September 17, 2018|
Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
Hi Sharon Pickford's House is open from 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. There is also a free car park situated at the back of the house which is accessed from Agard Street. Hope you have a lovely visit and do not hesitate to... More
December 22, 2017|
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No charge but they appreciate donations.