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Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Silk Mill – Derby’s Museum of Industry & History

Railway engineering, industrial power and aero engine galleries showing working and living in Derby and the engines, locomotives, rolling stock and signalling systems built there. Working Grasshopper beam engine. Part of the museum is closed for redevelopment.


  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Derby Museums


Silk Mill Lane off Full Street Derby Derbyshire DE1 3AF

  • 01332 641 901
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Open days

Thu 1500-2100, Sat 1300-1700. Closed from 29 April for a major remodelling. Due to reopen in summer 2020.


By Bus: 41, 44, 45

By Rail: Derby / 1.5 miles

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