Museums to visit near Matlock

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Kedleston Hall

March 25, 2010

Kedleston Hall is a half hour drive from Matlock Bath and although less well known than Chatsworth House, it’s certainly not to be overlooked if you’re staying in the area and country houses are your thing. The mansion, in neo-classical style, was designed almost entirely by the famous architect, Robert […]

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Crich Tramway Village

September 30, 2009

The Crich Tramway Village is just 7 miles from Matlock Bath town centre in Derbyshire’s Peak District making it a popular destination for visitors to the area. Home to the National Tramway Museum, visitors can take unlimited tram rides on the mile long track through the museum and restored village […]

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Life in a Lens Museum – Matlock Bath

August 30, 2009

The Life in a Lens museum based in Matlock Bath presents the history of popular photography in a wonderful Victorian setting. As well as exhibition rooms covering themes such as ‘The Seaside’ and ‘The Darkroom’, the Museum exhibits over 500 cameras of all kinds including examples of toy and novelty […]

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Matlock Bath Aquarium

August 29, 2009

Matlock Bath Aquarium and Exhibitions are located in a wonderful Victorian building in the centre of Matlock Bath, this is a popular collection of unique attractions for all the family to visit and enjoy. As well as the fascinating aquarium that houses over 50 species of fish there is : […]

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Peak District Mining Museum

August 19, 2009

Visit the Peak District Mining Museum in Matlock Bath to experience and wonder at the almost forgotten world of a Derbyshire lead miner. For centuries men have toiled underground in cramped and hazardous conditions to earn a meagre living by extracting the mineral galena, lead ore.

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