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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
+44 1629 533540
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Great place to visit on a trip to buxton

Having come back from Scotland, we decided to get in this place and we're not disappointed by it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniyal K
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Visited the recently refurbished museum. Work is ongoing and the museum opens officially in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TeaRoomTed
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Leek, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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“black marble” (3 reviews)
“on display” (8 reviews)
“free entry” (7 reviews)
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Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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+44 1629 533540
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having come back from Scotland, we decided to get in this place and we're not disappointed by it. Had a good time and would definitely recommend it. The limited staff available were nice and friendly with good local knowledge.

Thank Daniyal K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the recently refurbished museum. Work is ongoing and the museum opens officially in September. The Wonders of the Peak exhibition is excellent, with some interesting displays, and more in course (the display of Ashford Black Marble will be a superb addition when complete). No...More

Thank TeaRoomTed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely little museum and art gallery. Recently refurbished though not yet completely finished. We must return when it is. And found out something I didn't know and must have missed - the substitution of the ridiculous, no-basis-in-fact BC/AD dating system by BCE/CE. I'll...More

Thank barnesdurrance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit . Very family friendly . Central location and now has a lift for ease of access to the upstairs galleries .

Thank kathryn m
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Not a great deal to do in here but think it's getting better all the time, it's free entry and they are lovely staff, very welcoming

Thank mya07
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Presently closed - no notice of this anywhere so avoid the long walk here. We were disappointed and would have appreciated some sort of signs in the main town to avoid going all the way tot he museum. Disappointed Buxton Council

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great art and facts on history. also enjoyed the timeline walk located upstairs. my husband was scared of a large bear half way through but we had such a laugh and came out with alot of new knowledge...

Thank alexiamay00
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We called in having never been in before. Entrance was free and we was acknowledged as soon as we walked in by a member of staff and made to feel very welcome . She talked to the children and explained some things about the museum...More

Thank mya07
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Quite easy to miss this place but it is worth calling in for a while. Lots worth seeing and provides a couple of hours of entertainment

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This museum is very intresting and always I can find something new wherewer I come back. Very nice for kids and for adults. Everyone will find something intresting. If you visit Buxton you should go and visit this small nice place.

Thank JoannaS1979
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