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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
Phone Number: 01629 533540
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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A nice museum

This museum was very nice and it was a very interesting place to visit the staff were friendly and helpful as well

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
blondie079
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
61 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This museum was very nice and it was a very interesting place to visit the staff were friendly and helpful as well

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

No visit to Buxton is complete without the museum, though you could be forgiven for missing it as it is a little way from the town centre, at the top of a large hill, on the market place; a location largely forsaken by tourists and local council alike. Once inside, you are welcomed by informal and knowledgeable staff, though the... More 

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A thoroughly interesting hour spent in a museum that has a lot to say for itself from modern photograph exhibitions to the history of Buxton from the earliest times. The exhibits are clear and concise and the staff knowledgeable and helpful. There are not a lot of interactive things to suit modern children's ideas of a good place to be... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Toddler goes here all the time with Grandparents and both loves / hates the bear!! The childrens facility and cushions seem to have gone missing ? Shame as that was really useful.

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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I wouldn't make a special trip just to visit the Buxton museum but if you are in the area, you should call in and have a look around, the museum is well run and has some interesting exhibitions. We have a couple of Nieces who are interested in rocks, so they like it a lot.

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Glasgow
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

This small musuem and art gallery based in the heart of the beautiful town Buxton is worth a visit. It's not fancy and is void of any involvement from the world of technology but it displays interesting artefacts from the local surroundings. It is currently showing some fantastic artwork from local school children (some who will have interesting futures ahead).... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Enjoyed a brief visit on a wet day when there was little else to do. There was plenty to keep my two boys entertained and they even spent a bit of pocket money in the reasonably priced shop which sells an array of gemstones and fossils. Took just under an hour, but free, so great value!

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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