The exhibits in the museum use historic pictures and artifacts to tell a narrative history of many aspects of the town’s history.






The exhibits feature the following: (click on those in blue to see digital versions of the exhibit)

The Beginnings of the Town of Derby


Large aerial photograph of Derby

Military History

  • Career of Kenneth Rowell
  • Miskel Farm – Josiah Grout and the Battle of Miskal Farm (Civil War)
  • Rosters of all Wars



Derby Academy

  • Year books, Class photos, Sport uniforms and trophies




Village Scapes


Social Life