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Museum really interesting having dedicated rooms eg, kitchen and schoolroom. Very well presented and free of charge. Left a small donation to help.Will try to visit again when have more time in the area.
Staff are so friendly lovely and helpful this week they have craft activities we made a viking hat and found our viking name.my daughter was interested in the old kitchen and wash room she couldn't believe people washed clothes like that. She actually learnt things...More
We have visited many times over the years both before and after the renovations. Our kids (and us) have always loved it.
It would benefit (and this has always been the case) from better signage. It's right in the centre of Ilkeston but unless you...More
Found it eventually, walked from the train station. Although small there’s lots of stuff in there to keep you entertained. Nice little tea shop with friendly staff. Nice ice cream counter too. Lots of historical bits and pieces in the gardens.
The old house housing the museum is interesting in itself but then each room houses a different set of exhibits. Even the courtyard/stables are used to full advantage. It was December for our last visit and they had lots of interesting trails to keep children...More