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Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Potteries Museum & Art GalleryBethesda Street
Stoke on Trent
Telephone: 01782 232323


Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Travel back in time and discover the history of the Potteries and of Staffordshire.

See the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found on display, plus the world's finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, Reginald Mitchell's WW2 Spitfire, Ozzy the famous pottery owl and all sorts of art and craft.

It's fun for artistic or curious minds of all ages to see the unique collection of works of art housed here including Picasso, Degas and Durer plus national touring shows. Enjoy our changing exhibition programme: including family friendly exhibitions and activities throughout the summer holidays and take time out to enjoy a light lunch in our Cafe Museum or browse in The Foyer shop.

Well worth picking up some air dry clay or Femo in advance so you can let the kids express their inspiration at home after the visit. A hundred years from now their pot could be in there too!

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It may be worth checking out Potteries Museum & Art Gallery'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 Potteries Museum & Art Gallery 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.

Opening Times

2016 Opening Details:
Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 2pm to 5pm.


"I'm hungry"

Cafe Museum and Picnic Area available.

healthy food

Healthy, vegetarian and vegan choices all available.

"Can I have one of those?"

Our welcoming and comprehensive Foyer shop sells craft and art items, items related to our collections, local souvenirs, books and more.

"i need a wee"

Disabled Toilets and Baby Changing Room provided.

and baby come too...

Baby food and milk warming is available on request.


"are we there yet?"

M6 Junction 15 > A500 > A50 > follow signs for Cultural Quarter/City Centre > follow signs for Potteries Museum. Stoke Railway Station (15 minutes walk) Hanley Bus Station (5 minutes walk)

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:
Free admission to all!


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Potteries Museum & Art GalleryBethesda Street
Stoke on Trent
Telephone: 01782 232323