Sadly we are unable to reopen at the current time. Please follow out facebook page for further announcements.
We anticipate re-opening in Spring 2021
When we open we very much look forward to welcoming you to our free museum 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.
In spring 2021 we hope to launch
Cream Tea Experiences
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.
You will Join an expert guide to explore stories from the past with an immersive tour of our unique collections and archives. You will be able to see and handle some of our most treasured items including those from the very earliest days of porcelain manufacture in Derby. You will even get the chance to turn the pages of the beautiful pattern books which record the designs produced in the factory on the Osmaston Road.
Hands on Factory Tours
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.
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Our usual opening times are as follows:
Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30)