Home to the most comprehensive collection of Derby Porcelain anywhere in the world, the collection of over 4000 items includes the iconic Imari pattern, synonymous with Royal Crown Derby since the 18th century.

Explore the factory and extensive collection of Derby Porcelain through a factory tour – taking you behind the scenes of the family business, the Derby Crown Porcelain Company.

Experience the magic of making and take part in a number of hands on activities, from applying a backstamp to testing the steadiness of your hands to become a master gilder. The tour covers the full collection, giving you the rare opportunity to handle delicate porcelain and learn about identifying some of the oldest pieces in the collection.

Royal Crown Derby Museum

194 Osmaston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 8JZ

01332 712886


Opening times

Open Monday to Friday by prior arramgement 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.30) all tours must be pre booked. If you cannot find the dates you want please contact us on 01332 712886

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