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.

Heritage walk – 2nd August 2022

Join Tony Wood on a walk around the Alport area and discover the industrial history of the area. 'Phone the museum on 01629 583834 to book places and find out the meeting point. This is a fundraiser for the museum and we charge £3 per person that can be paid on the...

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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)