come straight cucumbers were grown here more than a century
before EU regulations ?
What made the town market so important,
And how did Medieval workers manage to build so high ?
Now you know where to find out...
|Masson Mills Museum, Matlock Bath|
At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, originally designed by Sir Richard Arkwright,
experience what life was like to work in an 18th-century mill – including the
noise of the clattering looms as well as the realistically recreated smell !
Discover the geology, archaeology and history of the Peak District in the Wonders of the Peak
Explore this facinating social history collection which reflects
the impact of pivotal events of
the last 500 years on Bakewell and the surrounding area.
Discover massive open fireplaces, beamed ceilings, a Tudor toilet,
an intriguing collection
of local artefacts, tools, toys and period costumes - and much more!
When plague struck the village of Eyam in 1665, the vilagers made
sacrifice of isolating themselves in order to prevent the spread of this terrible disease...
Traffic lights to waste bins and bus shelters to knives and forks. Quite an education...
See the country's largest collection of original carriages for travel & trade as well as many accompanying harnesses and other accessories - next door to the horses that pull them.
|Peak District Lead Mining Museum|
The Museum houses many items, relics of the lost lead industry, which are explained and interpreted in an imaginative and thought-provoking exhibition. These include rock and mineral specimens from around the world.
Interactive exhibits and climbing tunnels, provide something for the young and the young at heart.
Explore vast limestone caverns with a fun guide and see how crystal stalactites have lined the
chambers over millions of years.