Welcome to Redfern's Cottage Museum of Uttoxeter Life

Explore the stories and events that have shaped Uttoxeter’s past, present and future.

Discover the story of Uttoxeter, from forest clearing to modern town

We have eight museum galleries to explore or enjoy a Fair Trade tea, coffee or homemade cake in our café.

Welcome to the next chapter in the story of Uttoxeter’s Museum.




Exhibitions & Events












Learning & Education













Redfern’s Café & Garden











Discover our fascinating collection relating to Uttoxeter’s rich history; including social history, arts and artifacts and local history archives.



Get Involved

Find out how you can support Redfern’s Cottage, Museum of Uttoxeter Life through annual membership, donations and volunteering.




Explore our online shop with gifts and rare publications about Uttoxeter.

Our Supporters

National Lottery Heritage Fund

East Staffordshire Borough Council

Uttoxeter Town Council

The Skinners’ Company Lady Neville Charity

Bamford Charitable Foundation

Wilfred & Elsie Elkes Charity Fund

H B Allan Charitable Trust

Richard Bamford Charitable Trust

W.E.D. Charitable Trust



The Strasser Foundation

The people of Uttoxeter