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We will be closed from Thursday 5 November until at least Thursday 3 December in line with current government guidelines 


In normal times our free museum welcomes you whether you are new to porcelain, or are a keen collector. From the designs created for the ill-fated Titanic, to the items that survived a Zeppelin attack in World War 1, discover the stories behind the iconic designs and meet the makers past, present and future. If you are wanting more from your visit have a look at the premium offers detailed below. 

Looking for a quirky but quality Christmas gift why not consider.... 

Cream Tea Vouchers - £25 per person 

You will enjoy a delicious cream tea, served, of course, on Royal Crown Derby porcelain, in the exclusive surroundings of our beautiful Raven Room - an historic showpiece location where our rich heritage comes alive and we display the stunning collections of the pioneering surgeon Ronald Raven. Vouchers can be purchased now and teas can be booked from January 2021

Premium Tour Vouchers - £25 per person 

You will Join an expert guide to explore stories from the past with an immersive tour of our unique collections and archives. You will take a peek at some of our most treasured items including those from the very earliest days of porcelain manufacture in Derby. You will follow the fortunes of the three factories which made porcelain in Derby as they responded to changing fashions and fortunes of their customers. You will even get the chance to turn the pages of our beautiful pattern books which record all the designs produced during the early history of the factory on the Osmaston Road. Vouchers can be purchased now and tours can be booked from January 2021

Launching Spring 2021 

Factory Tour Vouchers - £25 per person 

Meet some of the amazing people who make Royal Crown Derby today with an interactive visit to the factory itself during which you will meet members of the company’s highly skilled team and get to try your hand at mastering some of the production techniques which have been passed down over generations. (factory tours will be subject to current COVID restrictions to protect our work force) Vouchers can be purchased now and tours will be launched in spring 2021.

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Tours and Voucher bookings are currently limited to families or existing social bubbles. 

To buy a voucher please e-mail 

Our usual opening times are as follows:

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30)


Opening hours 
Monday to Friday 
10am to 4pm
(last entry 3.30) 
Free on site parking 
for visitors and customers

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