Visit Us

Visit Cromford Mills for a complete day out, the start of your journey exploring the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Cromford Mills is the home of Sir Richard Arkwright’s first mill complex, birthplace of the modern factory system and internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. What happened here in Cromford in the 1770’s changed the world we live in and today the site hosts a variety of visitor attractions, shops, cafes, exhibitions, guided tours and galleries for your enjoyment.

Opening Times

Cromford Mills site, Exhibtion room and Mill shop - open 9:00am - 5:00pm everyday of the year except Christmas Day.

The Visitor Centre @ Building 17 - open 10:30am - 4:30pm. Last entry at 4:00pm.

Various retail shops - Varied opening times.

Admission Prices

  • SUMMER OFFER (per person): Buy any 2 of our tickets and get the 3rd free.
  • Visitor Centre @ Building 17 (including the Arkwright Experience): £5
  • Guided Tour: £5
  • Audio Tour: £5

All ticekts are valid for a full year from the date of purchase. Uner 16s are free. There are no concessions.