News and Events

Due to government guidelines and the Covid19 lockdown both the Mine and Museum will be closed until at least the 3rd December. We are working on some new activities and events so keep an eye on our facebook page.

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We are open again!

The Museum will be open 11am-3pm each weekend from the 4th July. No booking is needed for the Museum. 

Temple Mine will be open from the 11th July for guided tours of individual family groups. There will also be mineral panning sessions. Both of these must be booked in advance at the Museum or by ‘phoning 01629 583834. 


Learning Activity Packs

Discover Old Matlock Bath with the Petrifying Wells, Charabancs and Trains. You do not need to have visited Matlock Bath to use this pack – it helps children to develop the enquiry skills every historian needs. Download the pack here.

Find out about Animals who live in mines and caves with some spider maths and facts about bats. To download this pack here.

Find out about some Fantastic Fossils including Devil’s Toe-nails, ammonites and dinosaur poo. Learn about Mary Anning who discovered some amazing fossilised creatures and find out how fossils are made. Download the pack here.