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Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery

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Extremely helpful friendly staff

We popped in with just 30 minutes until they closed. The lady there was lovely, and full of great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cloglet
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London
Something for all ages

Every month there is a new featured set of displays. At the moment it is the life and times of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrbigglestvr
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“crooked spire”(15 reviews)
“big wheel”(2 reviews)
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St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We popped in with just 30 minutes until they closed. The lady there was lovely, and full of great recommendations for other places to go....including where to get an amazing smoked salmon sandwich ;-) The exhibits were interesting too and well laid out, and entry...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cloglet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every month there is a new featured set of displays. At the moment it is the life and times of the Tudors

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank mrbigglestvr
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I loved this museum. Very friendly lady welcomed me and gave me a bit of background to Chesterfield and then left me to wander at my own pace. Lots of local history represented and a great little film of local events with a fabulous narrator.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarahP8509UW
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Absolutely fabulous - took my Australian family for a visit, spent at least 2hrs wondering round taking it all in 5*****.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FIREGUYUK
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I didn't have too long to look around as I was very late arriving and they were due to close after 20 minutes but what I saw was really interesting. They had a Trench Experience about the First World War where you could smell Mustard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Every town has usually a museum of local history, Chesterfield is no exception, Chesterfield was a base for Romans, George Stevenson, Robinson's, Chesterfield canal. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alangodhard
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Small but perfectly formed, not overburdened with unimportant details but tells this history of the town, very helpful guide as well (the gentleman with the beard), wonderful, but sorry the last cage disaster at Markham pit was not mentioned, would have been a fitting tribute...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scimitarss1
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited chesterfield tons over last 20 odd years never knew this existed! Free entry and brilliant little insights into life previous in Chesterfield. Learnt lots of stuff I didn’t know about the town. Very interactive for younger children too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CCS1985
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We were visiting Chesterfield for the first time and decided to go to the museum. We were greeted by a member of staff who was informed and full of enthusiasm. She answered questions and provided us with an excellent introduction to the museum and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TimSquirrel
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff away happy to help and to talk about the museum. Great for half term and weekends there is something for everyone

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeanettekcarpenter
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Loubert1266
February 18, 2019|
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Response from scimitarss1 | Reviewed this property |
free
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January 29, 2019|
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no idea, I would try ringing them or looking at their website
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nickymatts23
March 31, 2017|
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It was free and excellent
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