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Erewash Museum has reopened. 

Welcome to Erewash Museum, Derbyshire Museum of the Year 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2019!  We are a social history museum and community art gallery hosting a fun packed programme of events, and activities.

Home for our Museum is a late Georgian house. It was both a family home and school accommodation before becoming a museum in the 1980's. Many original features remain and visitors can enjoy the garden with views across the Erewash Valley.

Current opening hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10.00-16:00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10.00-16:00
Friday: 10.00-16:00
Saturday: 10.00-16:00
Sunday: Closed

  (last entry at 3.30pm) 

Admission to the museum is always free, unless there is a special event where we may charge a small fee. No need to book for a regular visit. To book for a special event or find out more contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to our contact us page for more details.


  • The museum is a Grade II listed building dating back to 1860.  We have tried to ensure as much of the site is accessible to wheelchair users as possible.  A platform lift now provides access to the Hayloft Activity Room. 
    The areas that are not accessible are the upstairs galleries.  If you are planning a visit and would specifically like to see an object from the first floor rooms please call in advance and if it is possible to move the object downstairs for your viewing, we would be happy to accommodate this.  
  • The museum has a very small car park- one space is available on site for Blue Badge holders  subject to availability.  
  • Universal access toilet on site
  • Assistance dogs are always welcome to the site
  • Hearing Loop available, please contact us for more details
  • We will be offer Quiet Hour sessions at our Summer beach and will advertise these. 
  • We can provide information in different languages please ask our reception staff for more details