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Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson mill, Cromford
Grid reference: SK 294 573
OS sheet: 119
Postcode: DE4 3PY
On A6, 1 mile S of Matlock Bath.
Built in 1783 as the showpiece mills of Sir Richard Arkwright. Now a working textile mill museum,
producing cloth on old looms. Originally water-powered by the river Derwent. Water turbines still exist.
Tearoom, restaurant and shopping village on site.
Opening times 2017
All year, daily. Monday to Saturday 10.00-16.00. Sundays 11.00-16.00.
Closed December & Easter Sunday. Machinery demonstrations 11.00 & 14.00.
(Sunday 12.00 & 14.00)
Further details on web site.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday 11.00-16.00.
Museum reception, tel. 01629 581001.