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Stories of a town inspired by water
Our brand new visitor experience tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. 

COVID-19 Announcement

It is with a very heavy heart that, in line with the full lockdown announced by the Government over the weekend, we will be closing the doors of the Visitor Centre in the Pump Room and the Visitor Experience in the Crescent at the end of the day on Wednesday 4th November. 
Tickets for Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th are still valid, and ticket holders who were due to visit from t he 5th of November have been contacted about their options for rescheduling or refunding their bookings with us.

Of course, we will be following government announcements carefully, and expect to be in a position to announce reopening plans at the start of December.  We will be back as soon as we are able, and we are already looking forward to welcoming visitors to our special Crescent Experience, Pump Room Visitor Centre, and the future events in the Assembly Rooms.  

Yours sincerely,

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

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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 the 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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The November Lockdown: an update from the Trust

It is with a very heavy heart that, in line with the full lockdown announced by the Government over the weekend, we will be closing the doors of the Visitor Centre in the Pump Room and the Visitor Experience in the Crescent at the end of the day on Wednesday 4th November. … Read More

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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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