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National Stone Centre
Middleton by Wirksworth
Derbyshire DE4 4LS
Tel: 01629 824833

Website : www.nationalstonecentre.org.uk

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Opening Times

10am - 5pm April - September
10am - 4pm October - March

The Discovery Centre will be closing on 24th December 2016 for approximately two months for re-furbishment.

The National Stone Centre site will remain open to the public for their enjoyment as usual during this period. Please note that no facilities will be available whilst the Discovery Centre is closed.

The Discovery Centre will re-open in March 2017 with a new exhibition, new re-located cafe, new educational area and new toilets.

Telling the Story of Stone - history, science, technology, art, environment - in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District. A dramatic site steeped in industrial history, ecology, displaying 330 million year old fossil tropical reefs.

Story of Stone exhibition
Fossil rubbing
General site trails

Fossil casting (for groups of 10-25 only)
Guided site trails
Visit to large operational quarry
Themed guided trails


dry stone wall

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