Castleton Museum (Castleton) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Castleton Historical Society. Although the museum is only small it is extremely well laid out and depicts life in the area over many centuries, giving a unique insight into local life. There are many different displays including mock-ups of old shops and craft skills that were abundant in Castleton. The displays include a Smithy, Rope Making, a Wheelwright and the local school. There is information, maps and samples of all the local rocks and minerals and how these have affected the prosperity of the area. It is actually quite amazing just how much has been fitted into this museum, without giving it the feeling of being cluttered or cram... more
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by - written on 10/05/01, updated on 10/05/01 (Very useful, 78 readings)
If you are in the town of Castleton (Derbyshire) and want to know more about the town and its history then pop into the Castleton Museum. This small museum is situated in the old school room of the Methodist Church in the central area of the village (on Buxton Road) and is run by volunteers from the Castleton Historical Society. Although the museum is only small it is extremely well laid out and depicts life in the area over many centuries, giving a unique insight into local life. There are many different displays including mock-ups of old shops and craft skills that were abundant in Castleton. The displays include a Smithy, Rope Making, a ... Read the complete review
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