Erewash Museum

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Housed in a grade II listed Georgian town house with a Victorian extension.

We are a community led museum, focusing on our geographical area, and exhibit for several local societies.

School Holidays see activities for children every day we are open.

Contact us for our events or school provision leaflet.

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Opening hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Bank Holidays 10.00am-4.00pm
Monday to Saturday during Derbyshire school holidays

Closed January

Admission charges


Additional info

We have a coffee shop which sells a selection of hot drinks. We have refreshments and homemade cakes for some events provided by the Friends of the Erewash Museum.

Our collections focus on our area, telling the story of the Erewash Valley from the Stone Age to the present day. We also have a collection of paintings by local artists and pottery from the art potters at West Hallam in the 1920s.

Collection details

Social History, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Archives, Archaeology

Key artists and exhibits

  • West Hallam
  • Robert Lindsay
  • Norman Whitehead
  • Stanton
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Loan Boxes

Our loan boxes contain real historical objects, replica objects for active use, photos, picture resources and ideas for activities around the subject focus and across all curriculum areas. Please contact us for our current school provision leaflet. Loans are FREE, but we do ask for a returnable deposit of £10 per box and any donation is always welcome. See keywords and national curriculum for more information on the different boxes.


  • Erewash Museum

How to obtain

Contact us on 0115 9071141 or for our current leaflet and booking form.

School Visits

All our school visits are based around the National Curriculum and tied into the Inspiring Learning for All framework. They include teacher and museum led sessions working with costume, roleplay, object handling, detailed observation and cross curricular activities. We cover various subjects (see keywords below), please contact us for our latest leaflet.


  • Erewash Museum

How to obtain

Contact us on 0115 907 1141 or e-mail for our current leaflet and a booking form.

Erewash Museum
High Street





0115 9071141


0115 9329264

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