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Blists Hill Victorian Town

Legges Way, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF7 5DU, England
+44 1952 433424
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We enjoyed our visit here, but found that the staff/actors were not interested in speaking to us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hmills94
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The weather spoilt our trip here. we were going to the ironbridge first but were told by our driver... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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This reconstructed Victorian mining town is one of the best of its kind in England.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the pub” (352 reviews)
“fish and chips” (287 reviews)
“blists hill” (466 reviews)
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Legges Way, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF7 5DU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our visit here, but found that the staff/actors were not interested in speaking to us (aged 22) and more interested in ignoring us and speaking to people over the age of 50.

1  Thank hmills94
Reviewed 3 days ago

The weather spoilt our trip here. we were going to the ironbridge first but were told by our driver it was covered by tarpaulin and not much to see also because of the weather it would be advised not to go there. So we had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all really enjoyed this, it's so authentic and not at all disneyfied. The people in the various shops were very knowledgeable, especially the guy in the printers, he was awesome. Our boys loved buying things with the old money and trying items from the...More

Thank katharine233
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great review, we were delighted to read you had such a great time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today & really enjoyed our time there. Good place for children to learn about Victorian times as well as adults. Very well laid out & fun to go into all the different shops & see the way things were made & you can buy...More

Thank joycejakeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting reconstruction of a Victorian Village containing real buildings moved from elsewhere. Some parts were closed late November but interesting enough for us to want to return next time we are in the area.

Thank MBKOKent
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prior to arriving in the area I had pre-booked a Gorge Museums' annual passport online. It was money well spent, as visited this site and three others out of the ten included in the ticket. The opening large screen introduction before entering the actual town...More

1  Thank citizencvw
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blists Hill Victorian Town forms part of the overall Ironbridge Experience. A visit does need to be carefully planned and probably a few days should be allowed to see all of the sites which make up Ironbridge. A whole day could easily be spent at...More

Thank ian19542016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, I never knew this place existed until my mum told me about it. She told me how nice it was and then I had the chance to go during a college trip. What a fantastic place this was. It was like I was walking...More

1  Thank sammarshall24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing , event for Halloween 🎃 tickets were cheap and was one of the best Halloween events I have been to .

Thank Zoe D
Ironbridge-Museum, General Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We were glad to read you enjoyed our Halloween Night at Blists Hill. If you like events, dont forget its our Christmas weekends on 9 10 16 17 December. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming here since its very beginnings in 1970 and still enjoy visiting on a regular basis. The Victorian town does have an authentic feel to it and the warm fire in the pub on a col day is very welcome. Old-fashioned fish and...More

Thank Paul W
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nusha
23 November 2017|
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Response from Glenyce54 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree about staying at the top level....however if you do venture downhill to see the school(which was really important for us as our great aunt taught in it when it was located in Stirchly)....there is an inclinator... More
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Brian H
21 September 2017|
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Response from Derek E | Reviewed this property |
yes you can
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jobyron
16 August 2017|
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Response from Simon L | Reviewed this property |
Hi,when we visited we did not see anywhere to leave picnic thing's and found most people carrying there things with them.Hope this helps.
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