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Royal Crown Derby Museum


Free entry and 50% off exhibitions

A museum showcasing the achievements of the Derby Crown Porcelain Company, which has been producing tableware and ornamental items since the 19th century.

The Derby Crown Porcelain Company was founded in 1876, becoming 'Royal' in 1890 by warrant of Queen Victoria. The factory's visitor centre was created to provide an insight into the history of this internationally-renowned china.

As well as the museum displays, visitors can also take a tour of an escorted tour of the working factory, where craftspeople demonstrate the skills that have been passed down through the generations.

Permanent collection

The collection is the most comprehensive collection of Derby Porcelain anywhere in the world, and included the Imari pattern that has been synonymous with Royal Crown Derby since the 18th century.

Royal Crown Derby Museum

194 Osmaston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 8JZ

01332 712800


Opening times

Open Mon – Sat, 10am –​ 4pm (last admission 3pm)

Factory tours Tue – Thu at 11.00am and 1.30pm, and Fri 11.00am only (booking essential)

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Free entry and 50% off exhibitions
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