A collection 360 million years in the making...
Visit Buxton Museum and Art Gallery to discover the archaeology, geology, art and history of the Peak District. There’s always something new to see in our changing programme of exhibitions, events and workshops.
What you can see at the museum
Wonders of the Peak - a journey through time and place, where you can explore Peak District lives and landscapes.
Boyd Dawkins Study - the recreated Victorian study of archaeologist and geologist William Boyd Dawkins, where you can discover more about local collectors and their collections.
A changing programme of exhibitions and displays by visiting artists and organisations or from our collections.
- Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm
- Sundays and bank holidays (Easter to September only) from midday to 4pm
Visit our shop
We stock colourful minerals, fascinating fossils and bespoke gifts inspired by the collections. We also sell a range of local history and special interest books.
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Tel: 01629 533540
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery