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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
Phone Number: 01629 533540
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Ranked #6 of 10 Attractions in Buxton
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I took my children for a walk around this Museum to escape some rainy weather in September 2014. I really never knew the place was there until recently. Even though i have visited Buxton for ten years. We walked into a huge foyer which had one big desk in the middle and a few random items around it. A police... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Easy to find. Sopme lovely pictures and tales/photos of old Buxton. Great photo exhibition on whilst we were there

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

What a stunning place,even in the pouring rain..Our first visit to Buxton Museum certainly won't be the last..Can't wait to get back there hopefully with more time to explore..But if it's next Christmas please change the Christmas Decorations we felt they really let you down,old dirty and certainly seen better days!

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Colne Lancs
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

good mixed display of local artifacts and history . , with adjacent art exhibition , well worth the visit

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knutsford
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

i visit buxton at least once a week and perhaps visit the gallery once a month. always something different an exciting to find. as for the exhibitions, they are first class. often three at the same time. i also visit chester art gallery, which could learn a thing or two about exhibiting from buxton. buxton is blessed with cultural venues.

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manchester
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A rainy Friday in Buxton. Went in not expecting too much, downstairs is a collection of photos of Buxton in the last 100 years, the ladies and gents in their finery. All good so far. The real surprise is upstairs, there is a Journey Through Time, via a series of narrow passages and rooms. You can see fossils from sabre... More 

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york
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

great traditional museum full of interesting and stunning items , love the blue john and marble displays

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

this little museum is a font of historical information and artifacts that have been found in the surrounding caves and hills. The attendant staff are well versed and knowledgable - well worth the visit.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There are art galleries on ground and first floors with regularly refreshed exhibitions - often on a Derbyshire theme. The permanent museum room on the ground floor won't excite many - though the video loop on aspects of Buxton history in the corridor is interesting. For most visitors the main attraction is the permanent display on the 1st floor which... More 

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Newark-on-trent, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed this option on a wet and miserable Bank Holiday Monday. Our first choice,The Dome, was closed and we thought we would spent a 1/2 hour here. Two hours later we emerged, very impressed with the history of Buxton and Peak District from neolithic to modern times and an impressive local art exhibition. Beautiful Art Nouveau glass in the lobby... More 

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