Pump Room & Buxton Visitor Centre

Now open with a programme filled with events. We offer a range of experiences to cater for school visits, family days out and international guests who wish to learn more.

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Buxton Visitor Centre

Welcome to Buxton’s Visitor Centre providing you information about great places to visit and experiences to enjoy in our town, the beautiful Peak District National Park and High Peak. Indulge in some retail therapy in the gift shop, find out more about this lovely spa heritage building and drink the famous thermal mineral water, so enjoyed by Mary Queen of Scots, straight from its source.

The lovely Grade II listed Pump Room has a year round evening events programme and is also available to hire. For further details please email hello@buxtoncrescenttrust.org or Call 01298 338441

Our Evening Events

An exciting schedule of talks, exhibitions and other evening events at the Pump Room.

Wednesday 19th February

Half Term Puppet Shows

Join us at Buxton Museum to meet Porto the puppet, a Roman who dreams of settling in the Peaks!

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Thursday 20th February

Plotting the Pump Room

Help us map the Pump Room in ways it's (probably) never been mapped before!

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Wednesday 26th February

Solomon’s Temple, Grinlow Country Park and Poole’s Cavern

Talk by Simon Fussell

Postponed until further notice

Life and Times of Buxton Museum

Talk by Ros Westwood MBE

Postponed until further notice

History of the Pump Room and Rise of the Well Women

Talk by Louise Brook


Buxton Visitor Centre - The Pump Room

One of the loveliest spaces in the heart of Buxton opposite The Crescent, with a diverse schedule of evening talks and events planned for 2020, join us and enjoy this magnificent piece of Buxton's heritage. Also available for hire.

The Crescent & Assembly Room - opening Spring 2020

The Crescent and Assembly Room will open to the public in the Spring of 2020. For further information please email: hello@buxtoncrescenttrust.org or phone 01298 338441

Opening Times

Unfortunately the Pump Room is closed until further notice due to government advice in-light of COVID-19


Please see our full announcement on our home page

Gift Shop

The Pump Room Gift Shop has a selection of gorgeous gifts, local products, stationery and cards inspired by the Crescent and Buxton’s spa heritage.

How to find us

The Pump Room, Buxton Visitor Centre and The Crescent are in the centre of Buxton, Derbyshire set in the stunning Peak District National Park. Buxton is within an hours scenic drive of Manchester, Sheffield, Derby, Stoke on Trent and Nottingham.

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Do you have any specific questions which you would like to ask? Send us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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