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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
+44 1629 533540
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Highly recommended

What a great little museum. Nice friendly informative staff. Unfortunately we arrived rather late... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave B
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed the place

was not really sure, but well surprised by a great layout over 2 floors with interesting displays... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nigel C
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Andover, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (12 reviews)
“black marble” (4 reviews)
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Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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+44 1629 533540
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"interesting exhibits"
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"on display"
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"black marble"
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"pre history"
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"interesting things to see"
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"free entry"
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"blue john"
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"local history"
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"rainy day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"market square"
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"peak district"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great little museum. Nice friendly informative staff. Unfortunately we arrived rather late in the day and could not see/appreciate everything there. Will certainly return to have a good look round.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was not really sure, but well surprised by a great layout over 2 floors with interesting displays and presentations with clear information

Thank Nigel C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the new look in the museum. I was a regular visitor in the 90's with my children and now have the pleasure of revisiting with my grandchildren. We had a lovely time viewing the art gallery and the more interactive museum displays. Also...More

Thank Janet T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great art work alongside carefully presented historical displays. Didn't realise we had spent so long there as it was quite absorbing. Would recommend a visit if you are near Buxton any time.

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a well set out FREE Museum with a very knowledgeable and helpful receptionist who not only told us about the museum but also places to visit nearby It featured the weird Buxton Mermaid and some interesting facts about Harry Houdini

Thank normanandmarilyn
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

It is a fun way to spend some time, and to see some interesting exhibits. Loved the gallery that had the local history, and relics. But also enjoyed the photographs of the sheepherders as well! Found it all very interesting!

Thank winenutt
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Fairly interesting museum with all the usual interactive stuff but some interesting information regarding the Peaks and flourspa mining. Not worth a visit on its own but ok as something to tag on to other activities in Buxton

Thank pumpkinbaz
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice enough for a small town .. some local art and interesting artefacts from years gone by. Nice to see the brown bear too!!

Thank Alison23lufbra
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Situated just below the Market Square, this museum is unobtrusively located close to the centre of Buxton. Having some time to fill, we called in whilst en-route to the bus stop in the Market Square, and found the venue to be full of interesting artefacts...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We popped into the gallery by chance and found the exhibits very interesting. The staff were very helpful and knowlegeable.

Thank TJT21
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