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Pickford's House

Derby, Derbyshire, England

  • Pickford's House
  • Pickford's House
  • Pickford's House

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries
  • Stately Homes and Gardens icon Stately Homes and Gardens

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Pickford’s House is a window to the past for kids, full of historic objects and interactive activities, all in the heart of Derby.

As part of Derby Museums, this site is an authentic Georgian house originally owned by the Enlightenment era architect, John Pickford. It has been brought back to life with rooms designed as they would have looked in the Georgian era, fascinating, changing exhibitions and a stunning, hidden garden. The team really want to offer unique opportunities for children to learn and offer a number of schools sessions, fitting with the current curriculum.

While visitors can get a deep look into the cultural history of the area, kids will love dressing up in costumes from the era and then running wild in the Georgian Garden. Perhaps most exciting though is the chance for kids to play in the 24 free-standing puppet theatres and let their imaginations roam free.

 

  • An authentic Georgian House with era-specific exhibits
  • Don’t miss the Toy Theatre
  • Dress up in Georgian costumes

Facilities

  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1DA, England

Contact

Click here to visit Pickford's House's website
01332 641901

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00.

Sunday: Closed.

Bank Holiday: Closed. 

Pricing

Free entry. 

More Information

Eating information

Small cafe on site offering tea, coffee and biscuits 

Pets allowed

Only guide dogs allowed.

Guest suitability

Access to the upper floors in Pickford's House is only by stairs, there is no lift.

Parking facilities

FREE parking to Pickford’s House visitors. Turn right at the ‘Pickford’s House’ sign off Agard Street.

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