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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
Phone Number: +44 1629 533540
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Well worth a visit

Quite easy to miss this place but it is worth calling in for a while. Lots worth seeing and provides a couple of hours of entertainment

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 15, 2016
Glenn W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Quite easy to miss this place but it is worth calling in for a while. Lots worth seeing and provides a couple of hours of entertainment

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Thank Glenn W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

This museum is very intresting and always I can find something new wherewer I come back. Very nice for kids and for adults. Everyone will find something intresting. If you visit Buxton you should go and visit this small nice place.

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Thank JoannaS1979
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The museum is packing up to prepare for a refurbishment. One of the staff said hello and asked what we were interested in. We said that we had come to find out about the Roman presence in Buxton. He was a real delight - he went to remarkable lengths to show us everything he could to fill us in on... More 

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Thank TomChellaston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends who also have a baby on Saturday. Welcoming staff but odd they won't hive change for THEIR pay and display car park. ..... my husband had to wall up the road to find another shop! also no lift for the pushchairs and had to carry the babies upstairs instead. The lady on the desk did say they... More 

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Thank Jen R
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
121 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Knowing that Buxton Museum & Art Gallery is undergoing a transformation – and having already spent two and a half hours wandering up and down various steep hills in Buxton to look at its other tourist attractions - I had originally planned to take a very quick look around the museum on my way up to the market square, where... More 

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Thank ScottEngering
Perth
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

It's good for a wet afternoon. They have displays of Roman things and the Blue John industry. Worth a visit to find out more about Buxton.

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Thank mr-harris
Buxton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The museum is currently going through a major refurb, however, what we did see and the knowledge of the staff was second to none. The staff were showing artefacts from the past which grabbed my sons attention. Can't wait to visit in spring 2017

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1 Thank Chezcritch
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I love a museum. It's always the highlight of my trip. But this was a disappointment. Granted most of the exhibits were closed, those that were open I found were lacking information and we're not well displayed.

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Thank Lucy May H
Edinburgh
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

the first thing that took my interest was a Norton police motorcycle not something you would expect but to me it was great ,there is lot of things over two floors to interest everyone this is a place to return to

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1 Thank GeorgeOB
Anchorage, Alaska
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Although we were only able to see part of the museum due to upcoming renovations, we really enjoyed what we did see. Very interesting.

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