Bakewell Old House Museum 2024

Being the oldest house in Bakewell, built in 1534, it is a museum of local heritage. Including local toys and a large exhibit of old photographs and historic cameras. With ten rooms on show, several of them have a specific themed time period, such as the Victorian kitchen and a 16th century parlour. Also an outdoor collection of historic artefacts including a stainless steel scale model of a mill wheel from Lumford Mill, which Richard Arkwright built as his third watermill, and became the model for over 200 similar mills during the 18th century.


Address: Cunningham Place off North Church Street Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1DD

  • Telephone: 01629 813 642
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Open Days & Times

25 Mar-5 Nov Tue-Sat 1100-1600. Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • Part disabled access

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