Just a 20 minute drive from Boars Head Hotel, Pickford’s House is a portal to the past loved by kids and adults alike. A part of Derby Museums, this Georgian house was originally home to John Pickford who was an architect during the Enlightenment era.
A visit to Pickford’s House is guaranteed to delight from start to finish. Jam packed with historic objects and interactive activities, each room has been lovingly restored and features ever-changing exhibitions. For sunny days and visitors who love exploring the great outdoors, Pickford’s House is also home to a fabulous secret garden that is a pure joy to discover.
During their visit, children have the opportunity to learn about history and enjoy a wealth of activities. From dressing up in costumes from the era to performing in the puppet theatre, they’re guaranteed to have the best time at Pickford’s House.
Address: Pickford’s House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1DA
Phone Number: 01332 641901
Website: Pickford’s House