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Visiting Royal Crown Derby

Royal Crown Derby

 

Royal Crown Derby is world renowned for its luxury fine bone china products, manufactured solely in England. The distinct traditional skills have led to an international reputation for quality and creativity.

The Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre has been created to provide an insight into the traditions, the history, and the skills that go into making Royal Crown Derby so unique.

The Visitor Centre experience is divided into five main parts. The Royal Crown Derby Retail Shop  which is the only place you can buy outlet products, 1750 Tea Room  for you to enjoy an afternoon or morning tea, our accredited Museum  which holds one of the largest Derby porcelain collections and is complimented by our Exhibition  and  a guided Factory Tour  to discover how our world renowned fine bone china items are created.

Click on the headings below for more infomation about each attraction or scroll down for more general information.

Retail Shop

Treat yourself to a piece of history

Open Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

Museum

The history of fine bone china

Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm

(last admission 3pm)

Factory Tours

History in the making

Running Tuesday to Thursday at 1.30pm

1750 Tea Room

1750 Tea Room Fine dining experience

Open Tuesday to Friday from 10am - 4pm

Exhibition

High Society Exhibition

Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm (last admission 3pm)

Booking is essential for all visitor centre experiences, please call +44 (0)1332 712800 to enquire, or email:  enquiries@royalcrownderby.co.uk

Seasonal Opening Times

Please note our visiting times may vary during public holidays, to check our seasonal opening hours please click here

Prices

Factory Tour, which includes entry into the Exhibition and Museum

Adults: £5.00 Concession: £4.50
Child*: £2.50 Family**: £12.50

Museum and Exhibition only

Adults: £2.00 Child /Concession: £1.00

Finding Us 

Royal Crown Derby is located right in the heart of Derby City Centre and within 5 miles of the A50.

Via the M6:

From J15 follow the A500 then

A50 East to Junction 3 then

Take the 2nd Exit onto

Swarkestone Rd

(Leading to Osmaston Road)

Via the M1:

From J24 take the A50 East

to J3 then take the 4th Exit onto

Swarkestone Rd

(Leading to Osmaston Road)

 

SatNav Users:

Our Address is:

194 Osmaston Road

Derby

Derbyshire

DE23 8JZ

Via Train

We are situated less than 5 minutes by taxi or less than a 10 minute walk away from Derby Train Station:

Royal Crown Derby via Train

To plan your journey using Google Maps, visit our contact page.

*Please note, children under the age of six are not permitted to take part in the factory tour.
Over 16s will be charged for an adult ticket. **Family tickets include 2 adults and 2 children.