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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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+44 1629 533540
09:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Fri 09:30 - 17:30
Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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Nice little museum

We called in having never been in before. Entrance was free and we was acknowledged as soon as we walked in by a member of staff and made to feel very welcome . She talked to the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Buxton, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Presently closed - no notice of this anywhere so avoid the long walk here. We were disappointed and would have appreciated some sort of signs in the main town to avoid going all the way tot he museum. Disappointed Buxton Council

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great art and facts on history. also enjoyed the timeline walk located upstairs. my husband was scared of a large bear half way through but we had such a laugh and came out with alot of new knowledge...

Thank alexiamay00
Buxton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We called in having never been in before. Entrance was free and we was acknowledged as soon as we walked in by a member of staff and made to feel very welcome . She talked to the children and explained some things about the museum . There wasn't a great deal to do, however what they did have was well... More 

Thank mya07
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284 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Quite easy to miss this place but it is worth calling in for a while. Lots worth seeing and provides a couple of hours of entertainment

Thank Glenn W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This museum is very intresting and always I can find something new wherewer I come back. Very nice for kids and for adults. Everyone will find something intresting. If you visit Buxton you should go and visit this small nice place.

Thank JoannaS1979
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The museum is packing up to prepare for a refurbishment. One of the staff said hello and asked what we were interested in. We said that we had come to find out about the Roman presence in Buxton. He was a real delight - he went to remarkable lengths to show us everything he could to fill us in on... More 

Thank TomChellaston
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends who also have a baby on Saturday. Welcoming staff but odd they won't hive change for THEIR pay and display car park. ..... my husband had to wall up the road to find another shop! also no lift for the pushchairs and had to carry the babies upstairs instead. The lady on the desk did say they... More 

Thank Jen R
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
127 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Knowing that Buxton Museum & Art Gallery is undergoing a transformation – and having already spent two and a half hours wandering up and down various steep hills in Buxton to look at its other tourist attractions - I had originally planned to take a very quick look around the museum on my way up to the market square, where... More 

Thank ScottEngering
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It's good for a wet afternoon. They have displays of Roman things and the Blue John industry. Worth a visit to find out more about Buxton.

Thank mr-harris
Buxton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The museum is currently going through a major refurb, however, what we did see and the knowledge of the staff was second to none. The staff were showing artefacts from the past which grabbed my sons attention. Can't wait to visit in spring 2017

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