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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
+44 1629 533540
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Don't miss seeing the bear.

This is a charming , interesting collection with lots of local artefacts . The museum gives a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark Benjamin L
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Disappointing

My kids used to love Buxton Museum and were excited to revisit after the recent refurbishment. What... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harry P
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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average14%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA, England
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+44 1629 533540
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming , interesting collection with lots of local artefacts . The museum gives a good sense of the geology and geography of the region and also of its history . I picked up a lot of knowledge about the area . The...More

1  Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids used to love Buxton Museum and were excited to revisit after the recent refurbishment. What a disappointment. It's now a bland, soulless place with modern styling replacing quirky substance. The bear, the highlight of past visits, is now wasted in its new position....More

1  Thank Harry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, so we popped in because it was raining but we stayed for a couple of hours. An absolutely excellent place to visit - well laid out, a not inconsiderable number of very interesting exhibits and all very well presented. At home in Aylesbury we...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 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 12 June 2017

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 11 June 2017

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 11 June 2017

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 30 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
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