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Bakewell Old House Museum

  • Bakewell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Bakewell Old House museum is a quirky Tudor house with big rooms and dark corners to explore. Follow the RAT trail from room to room and discover amazing ratty facts.
Why not try the “Find Mr Plants sheep trail”, which is free from Bakewell information centre and get 1 free child entry ticket to the museum. There is so much to see for children and parents too! Time travel to the past with dressing up costumes, a Victorian dolls house, free colouring sheets and occasional craft activities. Discover a Tudor toilet and Victorian privy. Play old fashioned games in the courtyard, and read about Philus the Bakewell elephant!

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Opening hours

Open daily from 25th March to 5th November, 11am - 4pm. Last entry 3.30pm


Adults (17+): £5

Children (5-16): £2.50

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children age 5-16): £14
Under 5s: Free


Travel & Contact Information


Cunningham Place, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DD, England

Phone number

01629 813642



Click here to visit Bakewell Old House Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Disabled toilet facilities and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Baby changing facilities available.

Yes, snacks are available.

There is a hot drinks machine, bottled water, and a variety of sweets for sale. You are welcome to eat your picnic in the courtyard.

Yes, Bakewell Old House Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

No, Bakewell Old House Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Bakewell Old House Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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