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Peak District Attractions

Places to visit in Derbyshire and the Peak District 2017

Peak District Mining Museum
The Pavilion
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire DE4 3NR
Tel: 01629 583 834

Email : mail@peakmines.co.uk
Website : www.peakmines.co.u

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Opening Times

Open everyday except Christmas Day, longer during peak periods. Mining Museum Summer 10am to 5pm (Longer at busy times) Winter 11 am to 4pm

Exhibition showing the history of lead mining throughout the Peak District. Crawl and climb through a maze of twisted tunnels and shafts to feel for yourself the cramped conditions of a Derbyshire lead miner. Read about the strange and ancient laws that controlled the miner's and marvel at a history dating back over 2000 years to Roman times.

Climbing shafts (for the young at heart)
Hazard tunnel (if you dare)
Rag and chain pump
Working models
Slide show
Rocks and minerals (including the Howie collection)
Informative displays.

Pavillion and Mining Museum at Matlock Bath

See also

Heights of Abraham

Matlock Bath Aquarium

Matlock Bath


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