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Bakewell Old House Museum

Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

  • Outside view of Bakewell Old House Museum
  • Toddler playing at Bakewell Old House Museum
  • Entrance at Bakewell Old House Museum

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

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!


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Bakewell Old House Museum's website
01629 813642

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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


More Information

Eating information

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.


Disabled toilet facilities and baby changing facilities.

Gift shop

There is a small shop with pocket money toys, games and sweeties.

Baby food facilities

Baby changing facilities available.


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