Council House Tours

£3 public tours (free residents). Please enquire re: Private Group rates & details

An amazing transformation of the Council House happened in 2012, so here’s your chance to see how new life has been breathed into the original 1930s structure. 

The tour lasts for 45 minutes to 1 hour and includes all the main public access areas including the impressive Council Chamber, Mayor’s Parlour & Civic areas, Display Gallery and discount voucher for the on-site Relish café.

How to book:

Booking in advance is essential, so please contact Derby Sales & Information Centre – Tel: 01332 643411.

Next scheduled public tour dates for 2018 are as follows:

  • Wed 20 June at 11am (part of the Inspiring Derby week)
  • Wed 18 July at 2pm
  • Wed 3 October at 2pm
  • Wed 31 October at 2pm (part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Discovery Days week)


Scheduled public tours are free to Derby city residents (utility bill to be shown at point of booking please). Non-city residents will be charged £3 per adult.

Private Group tours can be arranged too on alternative dates dependent on availability of rooms and guides, so please let us know your requirements. Please contact Derby City Council Tourism Team for private group booking enquiries - 01332 643414.

Council House Tours
The Council House Corporation Street Derby DE1 2FS

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