Buxton Museum

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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery carries an impressive array of exhibition including the carboniferous limestone fossil record of the Peak District collected between 1900 and 1950, Pliocene mammal evidence from caves throughout the Peak District, the archives and libraries of Professor Sir William Boyd Dawkins and Dr J.W. Jackson, geologists associated with the county and with Manchester Museum, a board photographic archive of images of Buxton, local social history and ephemera and the Randolph Douglas 'House of Wonders' collection from Castleton which includes a huge collection of locks and keys. Then in the Art gallery there is some very unusual Houdini material, fine art collection dominated by 19th and 20th century works in watercolours, oils and prints, including works by Brangwyn, Chagall, Chahine and their contemporaries.

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Buxton Museum And Art Gallery


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Opening times:
--9:30 AM - 5:30 PM9:30 AM - 5:30 PM9:30 AM - 5:30 PM9:30 AM - 5:30 PM9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
*Also opened on Sundays and Bank Holidays, 10.30am to 5pm between Easter - 30 September.



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Address: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6DA, UK.
Phone: +44 1298 24658
Email: buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk

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