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Explore Chesterfield Museum's Collection - CANCELLED

Type:Walking Event

Unit 1, Calow Brook Drive
Off Calow Lane
Hasland
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 0DR
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Explore Chesterfield Museum's Collection - CANCELLED

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Explore one of Chesterfield Museum’s offsite stores which houses some of the larger items from the Museum’s collection that would be difficult to display in the Museum itself. This includes a Donkey Engine from Markham’s, an industrial vacuum cleaner from Donkins and a pottery wheel from Pearson’s.

The Museum tells the story of Chesterfield through its collection. An important part of its role is to care for the objects for future generations to enjoy. This walk explores how the museum looks after the town’s collection.

Organised by Chesterfield Borough Council

Guide Prices

Free of charge. Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of Chesterfield Museum.
Booking essential

Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome - Young walkers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets - Toilet available onsite

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Some areas accessible for wheelchair users
  • Description of route - Walk grading Easy, no stiles. Starting point grid ref SK 401 697. Circular walk
  • Length of route (miles) - 0.1
  • Typical duration of route - 1 hour

Opening Times

Season (13 May 2020)
DayTimes
Wednesday11:00 - 12:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles), At traffic light controlled roundabout select right lane and take 5tht exit (A617 signposted M1 south). Leave immediately by 1st slip road and, at end of slip road turn right. Follow road around left hand bend and continue on road for approx ½ mile. At mini roundabout go straight on past Eastwood Park and continue to traffic lights. Turn left into Calow Lane. Follow road for approx ¼ mile and turn right into Calow Brook Drive. Take 2nd left turn to Unit 1.

From East Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction and take 3rd exit (A617, signposted Chesterfield) then follow route from North/South

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. Select right hand lane and, at roundabout, take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A61y, signposted M1 South), then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 2 miles away

Bus number 54 from Church Way in Chesterfield town centre at 10.30am to Hasland Toll Bar arriving at 10.40am. Then ¼ mile walk to Unit 1

Return on bus 54A at 12.18pm or 54 at 12.30pm from Hasland Toll Bar, arriving in Chesterfield at 12.25pm or 12.37pm respectively.

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