Academic Research

The National Association of Mining History Organisations

The Northern Mines Research Society

Derbyshire Record Office  is rather dated but has extensive resources about the wider area

Chatsworth Archives

Other industrial Heritage in the area

The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

Arkwright’s Mill at Cromford

Lead Mining History

Peak District Mines Historical Society


There is a regular train service running between Nottingham/Derby and Matlock Bath, the Derwent Valley Railway Line. The Museum is about 10 minutes walk from the Train Station.


The Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath

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