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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

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Address: Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
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+44 1952 433424

This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled,...

This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage.

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Nostalgic places

Lovely friendly Victorian village, great staff,full of knowledge Well worth the money.plenty to see and do

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful scenery and stunning places to visit. Ironbridge itself was lovely and the bridge was stunning. Managed to get around with my walking stick, but would be difficult to get around if you were wheelchair reliant, especially following rain, as the car park is not tarmacked and it was very sticky. Also be on the look out for Mountain Bikers,... More 

Thank DavidinBury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly Victorian village, great staff,full of knowledge Well worth the money.plenty to see and do

Thank somersetdez
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276 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good variety in museums. didn't haver time to visit them all but really enjoyed those we did visit. Staff were all very friendly and helpful.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want history then this is the place, the start of the Industrial Revolution, smelting iron and, china and much more to see with 10 fine museums to visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to ironbridge for a short weekend. Returning we had time to visit the museum. Was a good insight to the history of the area

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All told there are about 10 attractions in the Iron Bridge Gorge so you will need at least a couple of days to do them justice. The Blists Hill Village can take the best part of a day alone. The annual pass may seem expensive but when you consider what you get then I think that it is worth it.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Only visited one museum. Well presented and informative. Only down side to visit is the parking in Ironbridge which is confusing and limited to 3 hours only? This does not allow time for visiting all the museums & attractions.

1 Thank chris m
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Visited Ironbridge with a pass for X10 attractions.Travelled by train to Telford and then by bus to the Ironbridge,asked at the bridge where do we get a bus to the other attractions?.Answer there are no connecting buses.[This is a world heritage site with no public transport links].My wife [Both over 65 years old] and I walked over two miles to... More 

Thank Ernest C
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Visited Ironbridge just for the day in November 2016. There are about six museums in total that are spread around the area and you can buy an annual pass for £25. I was only visiting for the day so didn't want to buy the annual pass and paid £4.95 for the Gorge Museum. For a one off the museum is... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum which is also the tourist information office today. It was two rooms, with hardly anything in them, and you had to pay £4.95 each for entry for an adult, my advice don't bother.

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