When plague struck the village of Eyam in 1665, the villagers
made the extraordinary sacrifice of isolating themselves in
order to prevent the spread of this terrible disease. The harrowing
story is the central theme of Eyam Museum, which also tells
the story of the village from prehistory to the present.
will be open from 26th December until 1st January inclusive,
from 10.30 until 4.00 (last admissions at 3.30).
CENTENARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF WORLD WAR 1.
have obtained Heritage Lottery funding to mount a major new
display in 2014 to commemorate the outbreak of World War 1.
We are still looking for any items or information with local
connections, and would be grateful to hear from anyone who has
such material to donate or loan.