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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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A small museum

Lots of interesting facts about China and porcelain. Exhibits were scattered on three levels, there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chidambaram V
via mobile
What a crocker I mean cracker!!

A place to not only see the old china on display but actually be in the buildings they were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ben M
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of interesting facts about China and porcelain. Exhibits were scattered on three levels, there was a lift. One would find this place most enjoyable if they really did like porcelain. The only main highlight for me was the kiln 😊 Pay and display car...More

Thank Chidambaram V
Reviewed 4 days ago

A place to not only see the old china on display but actually be in the buildings they were produced in. A couple of hours to go round is plenty, and make sure you have a go at the workshops that are available as they...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum telling the story of porcelain manufacture in the ironbridge gorge. Excellent guided tour conducted by harry, lovely man and very informative.

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting look at the history of how china etc developed. Small but reasonably priced visitors shop.

Thank Grim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum utilising the original china factory, including the bottle kilns. The museum has a well displayed collection of china over the ages, many unique and some absolutely fantastic. Out the back you will find the long shed, where you can catch some of the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed by lovers of fine china. There is so much to see and admire. Free tours by an expert are available.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited here with the annual passport. We came as a family with an 11 & 5 yr old. There was a quiz trail for the kids which they enjoyed. There were China flowers making displays when we went and that was really interesting to...More

Thank Emma-Jayne80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of a two day visit to Shropshire. The china museum was great way to see lots of different, unique and unusual items of china made in the works over the years. Unfortunately not much going on in the long room and the...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though we aren't really experts on china, we enjoyed this museum and the workshops where we saw people producing china flowers and other items in the traditional style.

Thank Hooligan-59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the historical aspects of this exhibition, the beauty of the finished product and the skill required; this museum was fascinating and inspirational. There was a great area for the kids to try their skills at painting "biscuit" ware. The process was carefully explained...More

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Do we have to pay to visit this museum please? TQ.
21 April 2017|
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Response from Claire B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a charge...and for parking too..but both are quite low