At Masson Mills you will find:
- Sir Richard Arkwright's showpiece 1783 mill, considered the finest surviving example of an Arkwright cotton mill
- Working textile museum
- Conference and meeting rooms
- Onsite parking
All run on hydroelectric power generated at the Mills.
The shopping centre formerly at Masson Mills did not reopen after the pandemic.
Until Friday 3rd November Masson Mills Museum is open for guided tours at 2pm every weekday. Tours cost £9 per person, with a reduced rate of £5 for under 16s, and take approximately 90 minutes. Pre-booking is not essential but group sizes are limited. To ensure there is space on your chosen day you can contact us in advance using the details below.
After Friday 3rd November we will be holding Machinery Demonstration Sessions over the Winter.
These start Thursday 9 November and will run 1pm-3.15pm each Thursday and Friday, last admission at 2.30pm. Admission prices for demonstrations are £6 for adults and £4 for under 16s.
Entry for both tours and demonstrations is through our Visitor Centre (newly opened in July 2023) where souvenirs, snacks and drinks are available.
Private group tours also remain possible (minimum group size 10), please get in touch to arrange these.
This website and improvements to our facilities are both works in progress. For more information in the meantime please contact us:
- Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills Derby Road Matlock Bath Matlock Derbyshire DE4 3PY
- 01629 581001