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Derby Museums is an independent trust and organisation run for, and on behalf of, the people of Derby. We provide a museums and arts service, accessible to everyone, and are responsible for the curation of all the artefacts and works of art...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Museum & Art Gallery The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS, England
All reviews joseph wright natural history egyptian mummies stuffed animals long boat bronze age interesting displays on display worth a visit military section free entry all ages few hours rainy day coffee shop cakes lovely cafe
The cafe is lovely. It’s a great place with nice staff to come for a drink and a slice of cake even if not going to the museum/gallery.
Now, only the museum/gallery. The staff are unfriendly. Gallery assistants on their phone, if you see them...More
Date of experience: November 2018
1 Thank LukeReeve
MrsDerbyshire, Manager at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018
Hi Luke I am so sorry that you were disappointed with our museum. We do have a plan of redevelopment for some of our older galleries and as you can see with what we have achieved with our wonderful World Collections gallery, the standard will...More
Our quest to visit the Derby City Art Gallery was to discover one of the finest collections of original works by Joseph Wright of Derby (born in 1734). He is recognised as ‘The Painter of Light’ and the Gallery is home to the largest collection...More
Yes, it may be over 40 years since we strolled the Crown Derby displays and 25 years after we brought our two sons to summer activities here, but today's visit was simply wonderful - thank you for bringing this museum up to date.
Response from Pamelydia | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few activities for young children. The stuffed animals are of interest to all ages there is a table for children with paper and coloured pencils to draw what they have seen and then they can pop it on the... More
There are quite a few activities for young children. The stuffed animals are of interest to all ages there is a table for children with paper and coloured pencils to draw what they have seen and then they can pop it on the wall with the other children's pictures. There are drawers to pull out below the exhibits with information for either the child or guardian to read.