You have to be logged in to use this feature.

Peak District Lead Mining Museum is a museum in Matlock Bath. The museum features exhibits related to the old lead mining heritage of the area. You can explore the past through interactive, hands-on displays, through the use of video and exhibits ranging from the large water pressure engine in the centre of the museum to tallow candles used by the miners. There is also a large collection of mineral and rock samples in the geology corridor. The museum also runs Temple Mine where you can go on a guided tour of real fluorspar mine. It is a bit muddy and wet and you will have to bend in places - it was a hard life being a miner.

Alternative name:

en Peak District Mining Museum

  This paged is managed by the museum
Peak District Lead Mining Museum
The Grand Pavilion
Matlock Bath
DE4 3NR Matlock

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology Nature & Natural History

Topics

Local Children Geology Industrial heritage

Visitor information

Opening hours

Winter (up to 31st March)
Sat. - Sun. : 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summer & Autumn (1st April to 31st October)
Mon. - Sun. : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Winter (from 1st November)
Mon. - Sun. : 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

More opening hours

Admission

5 - 17 £6.00
60 and over £8.00
Adults £10.00
Students £8.00
Disabled £8.00
Family £28.00

More admission

Facilities


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Child friendly

  • Credit card

Location

The Grand Pavilion, Matlock, England

Exhibitions

We don't have any current exhibition data of Peak District Lead Mining Museum.

All exhibitions

Reviews

Peak District Lead Mining Museum has 1 rating.

This rating is based on the rating of this museum on several other platforms.

Write a review

Your review helps other people learn about great and less great museums. If you've visited this museum, you can write your review below. Please pay attention to our content guidelines before you post your review.

WhichMuseum – made in Amsterdam

How would you like to sign up?

We will never post any messages without your permission.

Sign up with Google

Or use your email address

Already have an account? Log in!

Information for museums.

×

How would you like to log in?

Log in with Google

Or use your email address

Don't have an account? Sign up!
Forgot your password?

×