School and group visits

School visits

Inspire your students with a visit to Buxton Museum and Art Gallery where history is brought to life.


The museum is closed from 5 September 2016 until June 2017.

Subjects covered include popular Key Stage 2 topics like prehistoric and Roman life, and visits can be tailored for pupils at all key stages. Classes can handle an amazing range of objects including bison teeth, Stone Age axes and Roman pottery.

Taught sessions cost just £1 per head (£2 for non-Derbyshire County Council schools) and are designed and delivered by our team. Teacher-led visits are free of charge but please let us know you are coming.

During 2016/17 we will be redeveloping the Wonders of the Peak gallery as part of the Collections in the Landscape project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Your class can visit our project space to help us create the new Wonders of the Peak gallery, handle amazing objects and do fun creative activities with our project team.

To book a museum-led session contact us by email: buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 533540.

Teacher-led visits are welcomed, free of charge, and information can be found attached to this page. Please check your preferred date with us to ensure there are no clashes.

Unfortunately, we can't provide any handling objects for teacher-led visits.

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