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Pickford's House

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
+44 1332 715181
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We love this place

Very good, a gem. Just the sort of place that local authorities should maintain for public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Fascinating insight into Georgian life

This house has been decorated as a Georgian house, with a few additions. The lady who welcomed us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA, England
+44 1332 715181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good, a gem. Just the sort of place that local authorities should maintain for public enjoyment & education. These places should not have to suffer the threats of funding cuts & closure.

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house has been decorated as a Georgian house, with a few additions. The lady who welcomed us gave us a really good introduction which set the scene before we walked around on our own. As well as the Georgian fixtures and furnishings there is...More

Thank gillsp2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this this period house very interesting and you could have a guide or wonder around as you like. There was a lot of information available in the rooms and if you wanted more information you could seek this from one of the guides...More

Thank tworovers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight to be shown around this delightful Georgian house by a costumed lady guide wearing a long pink brocade dress. She made my visit very interesting and it was an excellent tour "" going beyond the velvet rope"" to view items close up,...More

Thank Grandma9eq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first visited Pickford's House 7 years ago and as we were back in Derby for the day called in again to have a look around. Firstly the staff were every bit as helpful and welcoming as they were on our last visit. The place...More

Thank ANDY B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Please take this as a merely subjective review, as I understand that many people have visited this venue and really enjoyed the visit. The overwhelmingly positive reviews are a testament to the attraction offered by this venue. I visited Derby with my daughter (eight years...More

2  Thank Lucretia2017
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a very interesting period house which was brought to life for us by an extremely knowledgeable volunteer guide. An amazing collection of authentic furniture,artefacts and paintings of the period and some features of later times such as the cellar room used as an...More

1  Thank Welshescapee
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Experience domestic life up close and learn about how the Pickford family and later occupants used each fascinating room. From the lavish dining room to the humble servant’s bedroom, you’re bound to find something that piques your interest. A lovely way to while away an...More

4  Thank johnyjones2015
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I really enjoyed my visit here, the gentleman who spoke to us when we entered was really very hrlpful and knowledgeable. The Georgian style rooms were well presented with lots to observe and take in. The Westwood collection was very unusual but interesting. It's not...More

2  Thank Newmarskeman
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Only a five minute walk from The Museum and Art Gallery, it was worth making the effort. The house and gardens are very interesting and could easily spend an hour looking around. The added bonus was the Vivienne Westwood shoe exhibition. With some outrageous exhibits,...More

2  Thank 2010mustang
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Madeline H
14 January 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
8 March 2015|
Response from Kath T | Property representative |
Hi ELJ232014 To address any potential confusion, please be assured Pickford’s House is open to the public - for our opening times, please visit the Derby Museums website for details. Thanks