Arts Derbyshire

Venue profile

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is situated in the culturally vibrant town. This community museum where admission is FREE, tells the story of the Peak District in the main gallery, The Wonders of the Peak – 360million years in the making. Filled with geology, archaeology, history and visual art objects, these artefacts are certain to inspire everyone. The two exhibition galleries are offered to artists for temporary exhibitions of art, photography, textiles, sculpture and more. Programming is planned at least 18 months in advance. Go to to find out more.  The museums’ own  collections also provide  resources for regular exhibitions. Highlights of the year include the annual Derbyshire Open Art Competition and exhibition in July to September (selection in June) and Artwork sources from the examination work from students at local schools. The museum works closely with many artists to help deliver collection interpretation, commissioning new work and supporting a range of participatory workshops. For more information about the museum go to and to enjoy the collections from the comfort of your armchair go to and



  • Type: Museum and Art Gallery
  • Seating Capacity:
  • Standing Capacity:
  • Ramps to front door
  • lift to first floor
  • assessible toilet


  • exhibitions
  • shop
  • toilets
  • family friendly
  • accessible

Address details

  • Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, SK17 6DA

Booking Information

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 01629 533540

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