With our iconic kiln hovel at the centre, our museum has had some exciting new additions in recent years and is now home to a newly built Children’s Outside Playzone, Heritage Lottery Funded ‘A Toilet Story’ Exhibition and ‘The National Forest Gallery’.
The Museum also houses Café Espresso, Tourist Information Centre and a Gift Shop selling a range of locally sourced items perfect for that unique gift.
Opening TimesMonday to Saturday 10am to 4.30pm
(Last admission 4pm)
Cafe Open between 10am – 4pm (Last orders at 3:30pm)
Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Christmas Closing – We will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from Saturday 24th December 2016, until Sunday 8th January 2017. This means that we will be open to the public again on Monday 9th January. In the meantime we wish you a very merry christmas and a happy new year!
Free AdmissionDonations gratefully received
Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG
Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust. Registered Charity No: 1077086
FacilitiesFully accessible for wheelchair and pushchair users with lift to the First floor.
Disabled and Family toilets
(with baby changing facilities)
Hearing loop available