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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

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Terrace Road
Buxton
SK17 6DA
Tel:  01298 24658
Fax:  01298 79394
Email:  buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk
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This free museum is well worth a visit. Only 5-10 minutes from the shops in town or 2 minutes if you are up on the marketplace. Plenty of finds from medieval going back to the middle palaeolithic.

Possibly not somewhere your kids will demand to go back to again and again however!

A blog of selected artefacts on display can be viewed here:
http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/post/127014/weblog/a_trip_to_buxton_museum.html
Posted by juamei
26th January 2014ce

Some pretty good prehistoric displays; flints, axes and the like, rock art and a couple of burial mock ups....
Free entry gotta be worth a look if you're experiencing the usual Buxton weather.
Posted by stubob
23rd October 2002ce