Our centre, gift shop and museum are open on the following schedule:

November, December, January: Weekends and Bank Holidays 10.00am - 4.30pm.  Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day.

February: Every day 10.00am - 4.30pm

March - September: Every day 10.00am - 5.30pm 

October: Every day 10.00am - 4.30pm

Cave tours run at weekends and during Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire school holidays. We strongly advise to book in advance by telephoning the centre on 01909 720378, as private bookings may alter our tour schedule.

Please note that the car park closes half an hour after the Museum and Visitor Centre.


There is no charge to visit Creswell Crags site or to walk around the lake and gorge. It is also free to visit the shop and coffee shop. There is a £3 charge for all day parking (ticket machines require exact change - change is available from reception). Details of charges for the exhibition and Cave Tours are given below:


Exhibition Entry - £3 adults, £2 concessions,  children free

Ice Age Cave Tour (including Exhibition Entry) - £9 adults, £7.50 concessions, £6 children

Rock Art Cave Tour  (March to September only, including Exhibition Entry) - £9 adults, £7.50 concessions, £6 children

Combined ticket (both caves and exhibition) Adult £13.50, concession £11.25, child £9

Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £25.50 per tour, or £38.25 for both tours (combined ticket)

Children under 5 years are not permitted on cave tours for Health and Safety reasons.

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