Factory Tour

Factory Tours

Royal Crown Derby Factory Tours

Our Factory Tours are currently unavailable during the COVID-19 crisis. However, when government advice suggests it is safe to do so we will be delighted to welcome you to Join a guided tour of our working factory.

No visit to Royal Crown Derby is complete without a factory tour. Your friendly tour guide will give you a unique insight into how our beautiful Royal Crown Derby is made and you will the chance to see up close the skills of our artisan makers and get a first-hand feel for the skills they bring to the manufacture of fine bone china.

Factory Tours include a visit to the onsite museum telling the stories behind Royal Crown Derby, from the designs for the Titanic, to the china saved from the Kilns during the 1st world war. Hear the stories and meet the makers and creators past, present and future.

Factory Tours are offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11:00am and 1:30pm. Booking is advisable to guarantee a place. Please note we do not offer tours on the following dates 25 – 29 May, 17 to 31 August, 24 – 31 December when the factory is closed for maintenance

Factory Tours include entry into the Museum

Adults: £7.50
Concessions (pensioners and students): £7.00
Child (6-16)*: £4.75

*Please note: Children under the age of six are not permitted to take part in the factory tour.

If you want a private factory tour, consider making a group booking.