Barlborough Heritage & Resource Centre
1 Ward Lane, Barlborough
Chesterfield S43 4JD
A Village Heritage Centre. Exhibitions and displays of the local history and heritage of this agricultural and mining area.
Buxton Museum & Art Gallery
Buxton SK17 6DA
Founded in 1893, the museum houses geology and archaeology of the Peak District, including the archives and collections of Sir William Boyd Dawkins and Dr JW Jackson. A busy programme of temporary exhibitions provides opportunities for contemporary artists and access to the museum's own fine art and photographic collections.
Crich Tramway Village/National Tramway Museum
Crich Tramway Village, Crich
Matlock DE4 5DP
Take a tram ride through time. Step aboard a vintage tram and travel back in time along a recreated village street complete with working pub. Collections: Home to over 70 trams and a host of associated equipment, the museum has sought to acquire an example of each important stage in the evolution of the British tramcar, a vehicle that dramatically influenced the growth of towns and cities. Significant foreign tramcars are also included.
Derbyshire Record Office
Matlock DE4 3AG
The Derbyshire Record Office provides the archive service for the county. It is approved by the Lord Chancellor and Master of the Rolls as the recognised record office for Derbyshire holding official public archives which come from the county. Collections: You can see original archives from the mediaeval period to modern times at the record office. They include records of more than 250 Church of England Parishes, 600 Methodist and other nonconformist chapels, 500 schools, 200 societies and voluntary organisations and 350 businesses.
Hawkhill Road, Eyam
Hope Valley S32 5QP
When plague struck the village of Eyam in 1665, the villagers made the extraordinary sacrifice of isolating themselves in order to prevent the spread of this terrible disease. The harrowing story is the central theme of Eyam Museum, which also tells the story of the village from prehistory to the present.
Kegworth Village Association & Museum
52 High Street
Kegworth DE74 2DA
Kegworth village association and museum forms a centre for researching, recording and preserving Kegworth life, past present and future, as evidenced through artefacts, photographs, records and presonal memories.
North East Midland Photographic Record - Picture the Past
c/o Derbyshire County Council, Heanor Library, Ilkeston Road
Heanor DE75 7DX
The libraries and museums of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have in their collections, hundreds of thousands of historic photographs, slides, negatives, glass plates, postcards and engravings recalling the history of the local communities over the last hundred years and more. In the past, these treasures were held in filing cabinets and anyone who wanted to see them would have to make a trip to the library or museum - perhaps to several different locations. Now thousands of them are available online.
Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Swadlincote DE11 9DG
A sensitive conversion of a 19th century pottery. The Visitor Centre is a small registered museum centred around a bottle kiln, with artefacts, models, film clips and imaginative computer interactives where people can explore the rich industrial and cultural heritage of the area.
Sir John Moore Heritage Centre
Appleby Magna DE12 7AH
17th century school building, designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Sir William Wilson. Many original architectural features from the seventeeth, 18th and 19th centuries remain.