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History at its best - I could spend all day here!

If you enjoy period houses or being transported to another era, then you mustn't miss this! My... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
carolinewood2016
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Far from the Madding Crowd

Step back in history in a well preserved property. Gives clarity to the upstairs - downstairs... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
raymondski
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you enjoy period houses or being transported to another era, then you mustn't miss this! My Mum and I came especially for the 'Beyond the Velvet Rope' tour which runs most Wednesdays at 10.30 am (all details are on the Museum Website). This does...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Step back in history in a well preserved property. Gives clarity to the upstairs - downstairs social divides, within the same property. The preserved objects and house fittings of the period give a reality as to how activities were conducted.

Thank raymondski
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed visiting this place and learning about times gone past. It is certainly one to visit if you like heritage.

Thank elinb18
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to visit here when Vivienne Westwood shoes were part of the attraction. Spent a while here and the rest of the house was lovely. Very interesting and well worth a visit. I have written this review a little later than my...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting old house museum with permanent displays and temporary exhibitions. I like the fact that the toilets you use are period - a real part of history!

Thank L0u1se7
Reviewed June 5, 2018

On 05.06.2018 went to visit Pickford House as there was a exhibition about Agatha Christie.. It is on for 5 months at Pickford House. The content of the exhibition was by a lady who collected photos and other items on the writer. Quite interesting but...More

Thank johncarol1
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We were guided around Pickford's house by a gentleman named Paul who was very gracious and entertaining, adding ancedotes about Mr. Pickford and his family and the history of Derby. The furnishings and the gardens are lovely Although admission is free, please support this worthy...More

1  Thank DocChesapeake
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner have just returned from the 10:30 Wednesday morning tour, it was absolutely fantastic! The guid was so informative and really interesting, enjoyed asking loads of questions and seeing the bits that you would otherwise miss. Allow about 1.5 to 2 hours...More

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This place has a very special place in my heart, mind and soul. My grandfather Tony Bickerton was a curator here for over a decade and he recently passed away at 81. I spent so many days here with him looking around and experiencing many...More

2  Thank Tryingtobeawriter
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

It's FREE, so why wouldn't you have a look...A cool haven on a hot day, for about an hour. Period home showing changing decor and architecture from Georgian to Edwardian times, and beyond in terms of the air raid shelter. Funny how the more mundane...More

Thank Olivia R
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SunbeamPinky
December 22, 2017|
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Response from EmmaHallam | Property representative |
Hi Linby Pickford's House is free to enter. You can find out more about visiting, over on the Derby Museums website. Thanks and best wishes Emma Hallam Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Derby Museums
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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
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ELJ232014
March 8, 2015|
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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
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