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Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room

COVID-19 Announcement

Following updated government guidance and the advice of Visit England, we are pleased to say that we have reopened the Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room.  Read our full announcement about how we worked to be #GoodtoGo. 
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From Tuesday to Sunday the High Peak Tourist Information Service will be delivered by the staff in person at the Pump Room, and via email and telephone. 

These measures are under constant review, as we respond to the developing situation and any Government advice. Your continued support and interest during these challenging times is greatly appreciated.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions.

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buxtoncrescenttrust.org

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Help Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust preserve and celebrate the heritage and future of the Crescent.

You are warmly invited to visit…

the elegant Victorian Pump Room, dedicated to Arnemetia The Goddess of Grove to take the thermal mineral waters and a trip into the past to find out more about this magnificent space and its history. Rising from 5,000 feet below ground the water is at a constant 28 degrees and has been enjoyed since Roman times. Visitors to the town, who would have 'taken the waters' include Mary Queen of Scots, Georgian aristocracy, eminent Victorians such as Darwin and the Wedgwood family. Then in later years by Vera Brittain and more recently by the many visitors to and performers at the Opera House and Buxton's renowned festivals.

The Pump Room Evening Events

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust presents a programme of evening events featuring talks, music, cultural, artistic, family and educational events.

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Become a Friend of Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust or join the team of volunteers or support the project through a range of sponsorship and donation opportunities.

Our Evening Events Programme

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Postponed until further notice

Life and Times of Buxton Museum

Talk by Ros Westwood MBE

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Postponed until further notice

History of the Pump Room and Rise of the Well Women

Talk by Louise Brook

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Latest News

Meet the new learning team

Over the next weeks and months, we’ll be sharing what you can learn when you visit us in Buxton.
First though, time to meet the team – our passionate and talented band of self-confessed history geeks, with a passion for learning.
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"Buxton's thermal mineral water has inspired people for over 2,000 years. It was the Romans who first discovered the warm spring."
Duke of Devonshire
Patron - Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

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Support The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust with membership by becoming a Friend.

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Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are very grateful to our members, sponsors and partners.

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The time, support and passion of our volunteers is greatly valued by the Heritage Trust.

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Hire our stunning Pump Room from Spring 2019 or the Crescent's Assembly Room from Spring 2020.

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