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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Stafford, Staffordshire

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Stafford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 110 Stafford museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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World of Wedgwood

  • Barlaston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

World of Wedgwood is a unique visitor experience celebrating the very best of British industrial and design heritage, set in 240 acres of beautiful S...

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

  • Shifnal
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is considered one of the leading attractions in the Midlands, with over 70 aircraft on display. It is open daily throu...

Erasmus Darwin House

  • Lichfield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Erasmus Darwin House is a beautiful Georgian Townhouse and previous home of Dr Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather to Charles Darwin. Featuring hands on Scie...

Lichfield Heritage Centre

  • Lichfield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You can find the charming Lichfield Heritage Museum (also known as The Lichfield Story) inside the rather grander milieu of St Mary's in the Market S...

Wolves Museum

  • Wolverhampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wolves Museum is a modern, state of the art museum that offers fun for all ages, pus a chance to learn how the Wolves have shaped modern football. Yo...

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

  • Wolverhampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Go and explore more than 300 years of art in the free gallery! Whether it's to see one of the best Pop Art collections outside London or work by Engl...

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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,...

Bantock House and Museum

  • Wolverhampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bantock House Museum- is a restored to its Edwardian glory. Bantock House is a hidden treasure set within 43 acres of parkland and surrounded by deli...



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Dudson Museum

  • Hanley
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If you’ve got little pottery enthusiasts, then Dudson Museum in Hanley is a must-do. The museum itself is in a bottle oven, so you’ll get to step in...

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

  • Ashbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fancy wondering round a gorgeous 17th Century country home? Then Sudbury Hall is the place for you! With a beautiful stately home to explore indoors,...

Walsall Leather Museum

  • Walsall
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Walsall Leather Museum will help you and the kids to discover why Walsall was known as the capital of leather goods in Britain. It is free to visit,...

Blists Hill Victorian Town

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step right into Queen Victoria’s time - swap the sight of cars & traffic jams for the authentic Blists Hill Victorian Town where old-time folk ge...

Ironbridge Gorge Museums

  • Coalbrookdale
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ironbridge Gorge Museums is home to 10 amazing interactive museums, adding up to an unforgettable experience for your whole family. Watch and talk to...

Black Country Living Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Dudley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

You don’t need a time machine to time travel! Visit the 26-acre open-air Black Country Living Museum to discover a corner of the world frozen in time...

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

  • Burton on Trent
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station will transport you and the kids more than 120 years into the past, when steam powered engines were being used in...

Statfold Barn Railway

  • Tamworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Got tiny railway enthusiasts at home? Discover Statfold Barn Railway - one of Staffordshire’s hidden gems, for an amazing day out packed with beautif...

Red House Glass Cone

  • Stourbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Discover a piece of the past at Red House Glass Cone: a complete working glass cone in the whole of Europe! This truly is a rare gem and gives visito...

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

When the proprietors of the Smith and Pepper jewellery manufacturing firm decided to retire in 1981 they ceased trading and locked the door, unaware...

Birmingham Museum and Gallery

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take education outside of the classroom and bring history to life at the Birmingham Museum and Gallery. This stunning building houses the Staffordshi...

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum2.8 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Thinking caps are what’s called for at this award winning museum with over 200 hands-on displays in the field of science and technology. Thinktank is...

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