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Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Good for shopping

Been here several times and always worthwhile. Good shopping and good prices and generally well... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
Worth a quick visit

We were three couples so the men went to the museum and the ladies shopping - why don't other... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
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"Step back in time" in the Working Textile Museum at Sir Richard Arkwright's 1783 showpiece Masson Mills,the finest surviving and best preserved example of an Arkwright cotton spinning mill. Let the sights, smells and sounds of historic working...more
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Masson Mills Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PY, England
+44 1629 581001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been here many times usually whenever visiting family locally. Superb place reasonably priced great cafe we will return.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JOHN K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Masson Mill for a mid-week day out on a chilly January day. I loved this museum! We did the self guided tour and paid only £2 each to get in (concession price minus a 50p voucher supplied at the parking booth). We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Folky52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum - an excellent visit... atmosphere, interest value, its all there and suitable for anyone over five or six... the shopping outlet/cafe...nothing special.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter J
Reviewed December 12, 2018

What sets this museum visit apart from others is the fact that this museum isn't 'sanitised' for visitors: it's almost like the workers have gone home for the evening and you're getting a look at the shop floor while they're away. The smell, the atmosphere...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarkusBikus2
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Been here several times and always worthwhile. Good shopping and good prices and generally well stocked. Cafe good aswell.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wizardblue14
Reviewed December 10, 2018

It's nice to see such a beautiful building being maintained and not left in disrepair and being used for other purposes. 4 floors of shops with a restaurant you could easily spend a few hours having a look around. There is also a museum in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jessimo
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

All shops located on 4 floors....absolutely fantastic. Cafe is fantastic with lovely tasty food & friendly staff One little gripe would be that some of the sales assistants are miserable.....a smile goes a long way!

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Arkwright's Mill is at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. A magnificent museum has been created out of this historic building, explaining in easy to grasp term how he revolutionized the production process not only the UK but throughout the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Visited here after originally shopping nearby. It was a lovely store, there is also a museum in the basement but didn't have time to go in there. I bought myself a pair of boots from Pavers and you can also buy clothes from Edinburgh Woolen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emmall90
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We were three couples so the men went to the museum and the ladies shopping - why don't other places do this. Seriously we all enjoyed a couple of hours here after first visiting Cromford Mills which was a big disappointment to us all, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annbannister
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November 7, 2016|
Response from Masson M | Property representative |
Parking is £1 for an hour and you get a 50p voucher to use in the shopping village.
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Lisa J | Reviewed this property |
No, only guide dogs. This is a collection of shops set over a number of floors. Plenty of walks around the area - Cromford Mill is further up the valley and has plenty of areas to walk with dogs and a lovely canal to walk... More
September 5, 2016|
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Response from ChristopherR936 | Reviewed this property |
1 to 2 hours max