Eyam Museum

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Eyam Museum.

Eyam Museum is a local museum in the village of Eyam, located in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.[1][2]

Overview[edit]

Eyam Museum opened on 23 April 1994 as a small museum on a single level.[3] A model of a Derbyshire lead mine was added in 2002. The museum is staffed by volunteers. It is located in Hawkhill Road.[1]

The museum's galleries present the history of Eyam since prehistoric times, with a special emphasis on the Plague that struck Eyam in 1665.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eyam Museum". Culture 24, UK. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Eyam Museum, Derbyshire". InfoBritain, UK. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ "The museum's history". Eyam Museum, UK. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ "The moving saga of life in 'Plague Village'". Winner of the 1998/9 Museum of the Year Shoestring Award: Eyam Museum. Peak District Information, UK. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 53°17′14″N 1°40′40″W / 53.2871°N 1.6777°W / 53.2871; -1.6777