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Pickford's House

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Excellent Day Out - Don't miss this one

Greeted on arrival with a big smile and a vast amount of knowledge on offer. Overall a very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Neil S
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Lincoln
A wonderful City provision, very helpful staff, thank you.

Arriving too early for an nearby museum, we took the welcome opportunity to revisit an old friend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JANET B
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Greeted on arrival with a big smile and a vast amount of knowledge on offer. Overall a very interesting house with a piece of history in every room. Would we go back, yes, there's always something you miss Kind Regards

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving too early for an nearby museum, we took the welcome opportunity to revisit an old friend of Pickford's House. We were welcomed by very helpful staff who made sure we knew the extent of rooms available at the time of our visit and apologized...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a very warm welcome from lovely staff. A volunteer called Marion gave us an excellent tour which really bought the house alive to us. Thank you so much from Kings Norton U3A. Also congratulations to Derby Museums for fitting out Pickford House...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Pickfords on a couple of occasions, taking my own kids and with other families. Its not a long day out, but its worth the visit. It gives a great insight into how we used to live. It certainly opened the kids eyes....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well laid out and well presented, Pickford House offers lots for the visitor to see. There is even a chance for children to operate a toy theatre. The current fashion exhibition is really interesting too. I also think the fact that the Edwardian bathroom is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RevMaggs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited today and found the House very interesting... I think the freedom to dress up made the children's day..they laughed and learned. The lady was very friendly and inform ative. Loved the fashion display and the thought of wearing those clothes was fun!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StaffordshireTaff
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Lived in Derby for years but never been to Pickfords House. Great place with good displays in most rooms. Also fantastic exhibition of clothes. Spent a good hour or so looking around. Just a couple of minutes walk from city centre - goodness knows why...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank N1240YIpeterw
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Always forced on Derby history in a great building, excellent, staff very helpful if required, ask questions they dont mind

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steveo05
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Pickford House is a little distance from the centre of Derby, but well worth the few minutes walk to find it (there is an attached car park at the rear). It was about 5 minutes from the City's main museum and art gallery. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

Visiting Pickford's House is a delight. Within are period-furnished rooms with well-presented information. Currently a selection of Lady Curzon's haute couture is also on display which I found fascinating. Friendly and helpful staff (volunteers?) Entry is free, donations towards the support of this marvellous place...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Brendan F
January 5, 2019|
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Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
We do have a number of costumes but it might be helpful if you can let me know how many boys and girls are in the group. Also if you can let me know the dates of the visit, we can see what else we can arrange to add to the... More
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Sharon M
September 17, 2018|
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Response from MrsDerbyshire | Property representative |
Hi Sharon Pickford's House is open from 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. There is also a free car park situated at the back of the house which is accessed from Agard Street. Hope you have a lovely visit and do not hesitate to... More
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No charge but they appreciate donations.
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