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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Tuesday 18th February

Half Term Craft workshops

Have a go at our challenging Crescent crafts

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Thursday 20th February

Half Term Sensory explorers

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

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Sunday 26 January 7pm

A performance by Buxton for Buxton inspired by our water

Deep - Buxton Opera House


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 2019, join us and enjoy this magnificent piece of Buxton's heritage. Also available for hire from early 2019.

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

Tuesday – Saturday 

Mar – Jun: 09.30am – 4.30pm 

Sep – Dec: 10.00am – 4.00pm 


July – Aug: 09.30am – 4.30pm


All year round: 10.30am – 4.00pm

The Pump Room will be open on Mondays during Derbyshire school holidays.

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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