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Founded in 1893, the museum houses geology and archaeology of the Peak District, including the archives and collections of Sir William Boyd Dawkins and Dr J.W.Jackson. A busy programme of temporary exhibitions provides opportunities for contemporary artists and access to the museum's own fine art and photographic collections. Buxton Museum and Art Gallery features exhibits related to Archives, Photography, Social History, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Personalities, Law and Order, Natural Sciences and Archaeology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: The Ashford Black Marble grapes table by Thomas Woodruff.

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Terrace Road
SK17 6DA Buxton

Museum type(s)

Art & Design History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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This museum has no entrance fee!

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  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Terrace Road, Buxton, England


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