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NOW OPEN! PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR OPENING TIMES BEFORE VISITING. Covid restrictions apply.

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Opening Times

Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed*

Wednesday Closed*

Thursday 12pm - 5pm

Friday 10am - 4.30pm

Saturday 10am - 4.30pm

Sunday 10am - 2pm

*Currently closed on these days but plans to reopen in the future.

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Sharpe's Pottery Museum
West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9DG

Shop

Our beautiful shop at the Museum is the perfect place to find that special souvenir from your visit or gift for family and friends.

We are proud to support local makers from ceramics to jewellery and prints that are unique to us.

Food & Drink

Cafe Espresso a family friendly cafe serving hot meals, drinks and snacks. The perfect place to end your museum visit, or to come for lunch.

Log on to free Wi-Fi and stay connected with family and friends.

The cafe is currently closed. Please visit Cafe Espresso Facebook page for latest information on opening.

How to get here

ACCESS

At Sharpe’s Pottery Museum we want everyone to be able to enjoy our building, exhibits and events, and we have taken every measure to ensure that we are as open and accessible to as many people as possible. The Museum is fully wheelchair-accessible and assistance may be provided if required.

BY CAR

We have dedicated spaces for up to 5 vehicles. The nearest off site car parks are Grove Street and Rink Drive, they are free all day. There are 2 clearly marked Blue Badge parking spaces available free of charge on-site off West Street, or on the roadside nearby.

BY BIKE

There are bicycle racks on West Street outside the post office, 5-minute walk away.

BY TRAIN

The nearest train station is Burton on Trent. Travel by taxi for 20 minutes or on the bus to Swadlincote Bus Station, visit the Travel Line to plan your route www.traveline.info

BY BUS

There are frequent and regular bus services into the town centre, operated by Midland Classic and Arriva. Swadlincote Bus Station is a 10-minute walk away.