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Wirksworth Heritage Centre, Matlock

Wirksworth Heritage Centre

Crown Yard,
Tel: +44 (0)1629 825 225
Email: click here
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A visit to the Wirksworth Heritage Centre takes you from the Romans in Wirksworth to the present day. Housed in a former silk mill, the mysteries of the town’s ancient lead mining industry are unveiled.

Pit your wits against the computer and Rescue the Injured Lead Miner! Enter the Dream Cave and imagine how it felt to discover the remains of the prehistoric Woolly Rhino.

Discover the local customs of Clypping the Church and Well Dressing. Learn about the regeneration of this historic market town and its George Elliot connections.

Enjoy some of the best views of Wirksworth in town!

• Historic House
• Gardens
• Tea Room
• Picnic Area
• Car Park
• Private Tours availableb
• School Tours
• Film location for: Peak Practice

Additional Services

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