East Midlands


Derby Museum and Art Gallery

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
Tel: 01332 716669

Admission: Free

Collections: There are small ethnographic displays from Africa, Pacific Islands and Australasia. Collections include porcelain, history, paintings, geology and wildlife material. In addition, there is an archaeological collection (ranging from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages) which contains material from Derby and Derbyshire.

Website: www.derby.gov.uk/museums



Jewry Wall Museum

St Nicholas Circle, Leicester LE1 4LB
Tel: 0116 2254971

Admission: Free (small charge for certain activities on event days)

Collections:  The museum’s archaeological collections date from 300,000 years ago to the end of the Middle Ages. There are Roman artefacts which include very rare examples of Roman paintings.