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Pickford's House

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A very interesting building

We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent in this building and loved the Agatha Christie exhibition. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nick m
A good house like yesteryear.

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank nick m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Richard2684954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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.

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

Thank plushdragon
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

Thank Gael B
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

Thank Fatdome
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

A great place to show the children some history. The house shows the furniture that the house had in its days, the top floor has an activity for the children to play. The old card theatre and glove puppets

Thank Alan L
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We found our way to pickford house what a little gem. Everyone there were so friendly and informative. There is an agatha Christie exhibition which was interesting on at the moment. It is free to enter with a donation box available and gift aid envelopes...More

Thank ditto20
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We visted this museum when visting family in the area , we were very impressed with the knowledge and friendliness of the staff . A very interesting house with changing exhibitions and activities for children with a nice small garden. This is a free museum...More

Thank Marie W
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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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Response from 2010mustang | Reviewed this property |
No charge but they appreciate donations.
Madeline H
January 14, 2017|
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Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
Hello there Pickford's House is open Tuesady - Saturday from 10am until 5pm. There is a free car park at the rear of the building which accessed from Agard Street. Also there are free guided tours of the building on a... More