A wide range of minerals to buy as well as souvenirs and books.

Temple Mine

Take a guided tour into an authentic 1920s lead and fluorspar mine and try your hand at panning for ‘gold’.


Experience the fascinating history of the Derbyshire mining industry, and of the many families who made their living from this gruelling work. The Museum has something for everyone to enjoy and learn from.



A range of activities and tours to suit a wide range of educational needs.

Easter opening hours!

This Easter we are open every day of the week with mine tours at 11 & 1 every day*.  From the 9th April through to the 24th April we have extended opening hours from 10am until 4.30pm so you can spend even longer in the museum. If you are hoping to go on the mine...

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Opening hours

Opening hours:

From 1st April 2022 – open everyday of the week.

Week days 11am-4pm & Weekends 10am-4.30pm.

Mine tours 11am & 1pm every day (‘phone 01629 583834 to book on to the tour)