Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Telephone: 01952 433424
Come to the heart of the action and explore your industrial past at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
There are 10
award winning Museums spread along the valley beside the wild River Severn. See the products that set industry on its path and the machines that made them. Watch and talk to the Museums’ craftsmen and costumed demonstrators.
The list to choose from includes Blists Hill Victorian Town, which recreates the experience of a century ago, and Enginuity which is quite the other end of the timeline with robotics and cool science. You can also see displays and deomnstrations at the Coalport CHina, and experience British tiling at it's best in the Jackfield Tile Museum. THe Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and Brosley Pipeworks give you an insight into the industrial side of the region's history, plus you can even don a hard hat and venture underground into a spooky brick built tar tunnel! You can also visit the Darby Houses and learn about the Quaker ironmasters, and browse the Museum of the Gorge.
All in all it's a massive day out and even then you're unlikely to fit it all in, so if you're passing through you'll have to pick and choose, but better is the annual ticket which for a tremendous bargain gives you unlimited access to al of them for 12 months. They're even so generous about it, they will give you a free trip the year after to anything on the list you failed to go to while the ticket was valid. Cool, huh!
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It may be worth checking out Ironbridge Gorge Museums's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact Ironbridge Gorge Museums before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
Monday - Sunday
10.00am - 5.00pm
Prices & Admission
As there are ten museums at Ironbridge Gorge, please be aware that ticket prices vary greatly between them. If you want to visit them all, the Annual Ticket allows you access to them for 12 months.
Blists Hill Victorian Town:
Coalport China Museum:
Jackfield Title Museum:
Museum of Iron:
Museum of Iron and Darby Houses:
Museum of the Gorge:
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