Derby Suite of Group Tours

We are excited to launch our 5 new group tours, all are located in Derby city centre, close to Derby’s Coach Park and easy to walk to.

Each tour lasts approximately one hour and is £7.20 per person. Group size is maximum of 12 people.  If you would like to enjoy two or more tours or have a larger group, we would be delighted to help you split the group and arrange your visit with the other venues in Derby, please complete our group tour enquiry form marking the venue you wish to visit first. 

See below for more details of the new tours, we look forward to welcoming you to Derby.

A tour of the Museum of Making c Adam Shore-Derby Museums

Group Tour of the Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill

Discover your inner maker at Derby’s Museum of Making. Finalist for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022 – the world’s largest museum prize.

river boat

Derby Riverboat Group Trips

The 45 minute cruise will depart from the temporary boarding platform next to Causey Bridge and make its way north to Darley Abbey and back again.

Self-Portrait at the age of about forty by Joseph Wright of Derby in the Joseph Wright Gallery at Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Group Tour of Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Discover the world-renowned paintings of 18th century artist of the Enlightenment, Joseph Wright of Derby and visit intriguing displays of archaeology, natural history and world collections with our knowledgeable guides at Derby Museum and Art Gallery

A view of Derby Cathedral from Iron Gate

Derby Cathedral Group Tours

A tour of the Cathedral can be pre booked, for a group, organisation or club, with an experienced guide. The Cathedral Guide will provide information on the history of the Cathedral and monuments, providing insight into the Cathedral at work.

Tour guides in costume in Pickfords House kitchen

Group Tour of Pickford’s House

Uncover the secrets of a Georgian home in this beautiful, Grade I listed townhouse belonging to the family of Enlightenment architect Joseph Pickford.

Multiple Group Tours Enquiry Form


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