The Assembly Rooms

Open to the public for free on select dates.

In addition to our events programme, we open the Assembly Rooms to the public on selected days throughout the year. No need to book – entry is free, though we always appreciate donations. Staff and volunteers will be present and available to ask any questions about the building and its history.
January 2024
Thursday 25th (open 1pm-4pm)
February 2024
Thursday 29th
March 2024
Wednesday 20th
Thursday 21st
Friday 22nd
April 2024
Friday 26th
June 2024
Sunday 16th
August 2024
Thursday 22nd
September 2024
Friday 13th
November 2024
Friday 1st
December 2024
Tuesday 10th

More dates may be added to this list.

Friends of BCHT enjoy 10% off all tickets.

Buxton Crescent is accessible by wheelchair and fitted with accessible lift and toilet facilities. The Pump Room is one-level Assistance dogs are welcome in Buxton Crescent and the Pump Room. We are working hard on having hearing loops available before the end of 2024.

The Pump Room is fitted with an accessible toilet.

Buxton Crescent has male, female and accessible toilets.

The Pavilion Gardens have public toilet facilities, just 5 minutes walk away.

Dogs are very welcome in the Pump Room and we always have complimentary dog treats at the Visitor Information desk.

Assistance dogs are allowed in the Buxton Crescent Experience and in the Assembly Rooms.

A variety of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks are usually available during events in the Pump Room.

See our complete FAQ here.


Keep in touch

Our mailing list is the best way to stay up-to-date with us. We send out a seasonal newsletter with info on all our upcoming events and activities, and we can keep you updated when adding new dates for sold-out events. We never bombard your inbox and you’re in control of what communication you receive from us.

Our visitor experience...

tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. Click here to read more.

Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.