Erewash Museum has won the Derbyshire Museum of the Year Award at the annual Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2019, which were held on Friday 3 May. The museum also won the Partnership Award for their involvement on the “Toton Sidings Remembered” project alongside Long Eaton 50+ Forum.
The team were presented with a plaque to showcase their achievement at the awards night at Barrow Hill Roadhouse in Chesterfield. The museum has previously won the top honour in 2011, 2012 and 2016.
The awards are run by the Derbyshire Museums and Heritage Forum and celebrate the fantastic work taking place in museums and heritage organisations across the county including local history groups, large heritage attractions, museums, historic houses, heritage railways, historic industrial buildings and canals.
Funding for the awards came from the Derbyshire Museums and Heritage Forum with support from Museum Development East Midlands.