Welcome to the Heritage Centre for Wirksworth, a fascinating and quirky market town on the southern edge of the Derbyshire Peak District.
Wirksworth Heritage Centre is open 9am – 4pm every day except Mondays and Wednesdays. A special new museum exhibition ‘Secrets of the Dream Cave’ is now open to visit featuring the bones of one of Wirksworth’s oldest residents. Webster’s Café serves award winning drinks, snacks and light lunches. Our shop sells a range of locally made and fair trade gifts.
We would like to thank all those people who have generously contributed to our successful Crowdfunding campaign, which raised over £1000 towards our reopening costs. The government’s Cultural Recovery Fund, Arts Council England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund have also helped support us to reopen in a safe way which serves our local community and the many visitors who make Wirksworth the vibrant town it is today.
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