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Moira Furnace Museum

Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE12 6AT
Furnace Lane Moira England DE12 GB

Moira furnace is an original blast furnace built by the Earl of Moira in 1804. The furnace site includes a museum with lime kilns and craft workshops, an attractive woodland with a storytelling area and also the canal, complete with a narrowboat that offers boat trips. There is also a modern play area for the younger ones.

The Hub cafe serves hot and cold snacks, light meals and drinks. Also the Craft Village contains several workshops, including an art studio, pottery, photography and children’s music and movement classes.

In the museum gift shop you can buy tickets for the museum and boat trips. It also has an attractive range of gifts and many books on the history and development of the local area.

Opening Times: Easter – end of September: Tuesday-Friday 1.00-3.00pm
Saturday, Sunday and school holidays 11.00-3.00pm

Costs: Museum entry is £2.00 for adults, £1.00 for children and concessions.

Boat trips are £3.50 for adults, £2.50 for children with a family ticket (2adults, 2 children £10.00)

Photo Credits: © Copyright Moira Furnace Museum.