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Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery

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Port in a storm

Lets be honest, I visited because there was a biblical storm outside and I had some time to kill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
Interesting oversight on the town of Chesterfield

Ironically coming from Northumberland, we were overjoyed to see exhibits for George Stephenson... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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“coal mining”(4 reviews)
“local history”(7 reviews)
“crooked spire”(16 reviews)
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St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S40 1LP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets be honest, I visited because there was a biblical storm outside and I had some time to kill. Having said that it was a very interesting way to pass an hour (or two). The museum is small but manages to bring everything together for...More

Thank Chiltern5255
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Ironically coming from Northumberland, we were overjoyed to see exhibits for George Stephenson including Killingworth Station (just a few miles from us!) which made this visit all the more interesting. The staff member that welcomed us (didnt get her name - had short blonde hair...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Well set out and lots of things for the children to occupy themselves. Free entry too!! Lots of history and memorabilia.

Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Well laid out museum covering local history. I visited this museum with 18 Italian students, phoning ahead to ensure we did not clash with another party. We were on a tight budget so to have this free educational attraction with staff who were helpful, friendly...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a lovely small local museum. It's very well curated and the staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit and admission is free. I recommend you combine this with a visit to the crooked spire church.

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Highly recomenneded, it was amazing Thank you for having such a wonderful museum in this city. We will be back

Thank rhodaz
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This museum is fascinating - full of interesting items connected to the history of Chesterfield. Very knowledgable staff who are obviously interested in the museum and its contents. Well laid out and easy to follow with plenty of interesting things for younger members to discover...More

Thank 758mothergoose
Reviewed 28 February 2018

A really nice, well managed museum with a good number of items associated with Chesterfield. I particularly enjoyed seeing the windlass, a big wheel that was used to lift material up the church tower in the medieval period. My one criticism is that, even though...More

Thank durham05
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Called following recommendation from the lovely ladies in the chesterfield tourist information office,a big thankl you. Only allowed hour for visit, do not fall for this only saw a fraction of the exhibits.everything from visual to audio and static attractions. A definate revisit is in...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Just up from the station on the way into town. An interesting collection of exhibits showing many aspects of Chesterfield’s history, including the crooked spire, mining, market, railways etc. but also Roman coins and other stuff. Some nice things for kids. Some of the art...More

Thank Anton_Smith
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
It was free and excellent