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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
+44 1629 533540
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Local worthy museum but worth visit

Fairly interesting museum with all the usual interactive stuff but some interesting information... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pumpkinbaz
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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Small museum and art gallery

Nice enough for a small town .. some local art and interesting artefacts from years gone by. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alison23lufbra
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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“on display” (12 reviews)
“black marble” (4 reviews)
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Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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+44 1629 533540
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"interesting exhibits"
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"on display"
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"black marble"
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"pre history"
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"interesting things to see"
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"free entry"
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"blue john"
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"rainy day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"local history"
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"market square"
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"peak district"
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"for sale"
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"small shop"
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Reviewed yesterday

Fairly interesting museum with all the usual interactive stuff but some interesting information regarding the Peaks and flourspa mining. Not worth a visit on its own but ok as something to tag on to other activities in Buxton

Thank pumpkinbaz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice enough for a small town .. some local art and interesting artefacts from years gone by. Nice to see the brown bear too!!

Thank Alison23lufbra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated just below the Market Square, this museum is unobtrusively located close to the centre of Buxton. Having some time to fill, we called in whilst en-route to the bus stop in the Market Square, and found the venue to be full of interesting artefacts...More

Thank PJandSJ
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped into the gallery by chance and found the exhibits very interesting. The staff were very helpful and knowlegeable.

Thank TJT21
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

go great on a wet cold day a step into the past ,lifts which i needed good facilities amazing sculptuture in enterance

Thank gillian c
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery is a smallish venue in the town centre, with modest exhibits of historical objects and paintings (on the upper floor) which also offers a glimpse into the history of Buxton. There are some genuine artefacts on display, most obviously the...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The staff in the muesuem gave us a warm welcome. Some very interesting exhibits and the art gallery had some lovely pieces. Especially those done by students. Well worth a visit.

Thank Charlotte C
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum with a focus on local history, telling the story of Derbyshire through the ages. Lots of interactive exhibits. We visited without our children but they would have loved it. Also great art from local students, an exhibition worth going to.

Thank Mightysantos
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Tremendous exhibition here when we attended, early December, by local school leavers and current pupils, you would swear the art was by established artists. This attraction is free, and shows some beautiful art. Check it out please. My wife just could not resist the Buxton...More

Thank travellling1964
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent place on any day interactive and interesting The Standard of the display is top quality and has been carefully selected to maximise the impact. Opening up the museum and providing a lift is a massive improvement.

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