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.

Museum & Mine re-opens from 17th May 2021! .The Museum and Mine are now open every day. Museum: Open 11am-4pm, no need to book. Temple Mine: Mine tours at 11am & 1pm daily. We strongly advise you to book in advance as places are strictly limited. This can be...

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Opening hours

  • We are currently open everyday 11am-4pm
  • Last entry is 30 minutes before the closing times shown.
  • Check back here for additional opening times at school holidays and bank-holidays.
  • Opening times are seasonal but currently a Government Culture Recovery Grant allows us to stay open all week.