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Blists Hill Victorian Town

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If I could bottle the smell of the coal fires ... my third visit to blists hill. One of my... read more

Reviewed yesterday
debbieroberts43
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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A autumnal Visit

We visited Blist Hill not knowing what a treat we were in for! We bought a yearly pass for the... read more

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Stewart G
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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This reconstructed Victorian mining town is one of the best of its kind in England.
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Legges Way, Ironbridge, Telford TF7 5DU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If I could bottle the smell of the coal fires ... my third visit to blists hill. One of my favourite places in England. I love the atmosphere here and that you feel transported to a bygone age. I wish that this time there'd been...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Blist Hill not knowing what a treat we were in for! We bought a yearly pass for the local museums. Everyone is dressed in Victorian dress & they describe what happens in their shop, it was really a very interesting day and we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I 've been twice recently. Once with a friend. Once work. Hay inclined plane is worth the walk and the incline lift is fab. Spry, the boat is definitely worth a look at too. Staff were very helpful. Mrs Hughes the teacher was suitably strict...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here twenty odd years ago and have been promising my family a return visit since. Well worth the trip. Such authentic reproduction and use of original ‘props’. Lovely instructive and knowledgable volunteers. We came on a quiet Saturday in November and had plenty...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the review. We were so pleased to read that you had such an enjoyable experience at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent three hours here and only covered perhaps half the area, so can easily occupy a full day if you are interested in understanding more about the exhibits. We focused on the industrial exhibits rather than the houses and how the people lived because...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic historical place to spend a day, all the staff were very knowledgeable and all very welcoming. A whole town in the Victorian theme with staff all dressed in the manner of victorians. We spent over 4 hours here and it was not...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you had such a great time. We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

There a five places of interest to visit in this area and Blists Hill Victorian Town is one. There is lots to see from old time shops to amusements and a Bank. By visiting the Bank and exchanging your money into that used in Victorian...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is available but extra cost and then the museum is pricey too but nice to go to look around. There's a café too which is nice

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place at Christmas more than any other time. Also when we have guests from over seas my American friends loved itMore

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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We were so pleased to read how much you and your guests enjoy visiting Blists Hill Victorian Town. We do have two Victorian Christmas Weekends planned at this museum on 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th December 2018. Details on all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rushed visit for our group; we arrived in Ironbridge early afternoon and hurried over the Blists Hill. Unfortunately, it closed at 4:00PM so we only had an hour to enjoy it. Well worth a visit if you are interested in the way...More

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Kathryn F
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Gill B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but dogs arw not allowed inside the houses
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773margaret
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Pauline B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a mobility shop there but Telford the largest town only a couple of miles away and you may find one there. Check online.
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773margaret
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Linda1527 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any scooters or wheelchairs for hire
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