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Pickford's House Museum

The costume and accessories collection, dating from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, is becoming widely known and used by students. The Keeper of Pickford's House is very willing to help teachers use the collection as a resource for social history, textiles fashion studies for GCSE, A level or Further or Higher Education.

tel: 01332 255363

The Silk Mill

Derby's Museum of Industry and History

The displays tell the story of the industrial heritage and achievement of Derby and its people. There is a special emphasis on the development of Rolls-Royce aero engines and the railway industry. Other displays cover local industries such as mining, pottery and foundry work.

contact: 01332 255308

Derby Art Gallery and Museum

Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide range of important and attractive collections, covering porcelain, paintings, archaeology, history, local regiments, geology and wildlife. There is a gallery of Joseph Wright's paintings, the regimental museum, archaelology, local history and a reconstruction of the room Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed in on his ill-fated march to London.

telephone: 01332 641901

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