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Museum of Making Tour (Thurs & Sun)

£6 General admission (10% discount Derby Museum Friends and Members)

Discover this fascinating building and it’s collections with our knowledgeable guides, who will uncover 300 years of Derby’s making.

On this insiders tour you will discover how this fascinating building came to be, from its tumultuous history up to its present day incarnation as the Museum of Making. On the site of what is widely regarded to be the World’s First Factory, there are thousands of objects to explore telling stories of Derby’s industry, creativity and innovation, both past and present. Come and discover this fascinating building and its collections with our knowledgeable guides, who will uncover 300 years of Derby’s making heritage.

Additional extras: Why not enjoy a visit to the River Kitchen 30 mins earlier for a discounted pre-tour treat.

Book a hot drink and homemade scone, jam and clotted cream for £4.00. Alternatively get a hot drink and a delicious cake for £3.50.

Suitable for adults and young people 16+

A range of dates are available, booking is essential. 

*Please note this tour is for individuals and small groups to join, and you can therefore purchase a maximum of 4 tickets. If you wish to make a group booking for a tour email info@derbymuseums.org