Peak District Lead Mining Museum 2024

Discover the fascinating history of Lead Mining in the Peak District with its unique laws and customs. Experience the hazards of the Derbyshire Lead Miner in his daily toil and clamber through the tunnels. Visit a real mine and pan for minerals. One of the top exhibits in the museum is the Wills Founder Water Pressure Engine.


Operator: Peak District Mines Historical Society

Address: The Grand Pavilion South Parade Matlock Bath Derbyshire DE4 3NR

  • Telephone: 01629 583 834
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

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Open Days & Times

Daily 25 Mar-Oct. Winter: Sat-Sun. Daily in school hols. 1100-1600. Mine tours are available. Visit website for more details and to phone to book a tour.


  • By Bus: 6.1, 140, 141
  • By Rail: Matlock Bath / 0.5 miles


  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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