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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Interesting place though not our highlight of all museums. Staff friendly. Lot of china of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Didn't really fancy this one, but glad we did go as it was extremely interesting and well planned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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“glass blowing” (26 reviews)
“bottle kiln” (12 reviews)
“china museum” (32 reviews)
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting place though not our highlight of all museums. Staff friendly. Lot of china of different types on display and some hands on stuff for the children

Thank visitingmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't really fancy this one, but glad we did go as it was extremely interesting and well planned. You could have a go at one or two different skills and go inside a giant Kiln. Very interesting to see how the pottery was glazed etc....More

Thank KathandDen
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is the birthplace of the British porcelain and ceramics industry and the museum is a fabulous place to explore this in depth. You can see ceramics being made before your eyes and the shop is lovely.

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Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

We were glad to read that you enjoyed your visit. Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Loved a walk through this informative Museum. It was a cold grey drizzly day which added to the atmosphere as we roamed through this site and heard stories of the hard conditions under which the people worked. We have certainly come a long way since...More

Thank Glenyce54
Reviewed 15 November 2017

An interesting museum but, at the time of our visit (November) there were no demonstrations in the china production building. However, our visit benefitted from having a volunteer guide to explain the processes, culminating in a visit into the old kiln building. By comparison, the...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This museum is worth a visit but be warned, although there are a couple of rooms with activities for the kids they may get a little bored as looking at old china is not necessarily their thing. There is also an area onsite where you...More

Thank WellingboroughFamily
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting collection of historic china, let down a little by very little activity on-site in the off season. No one working at the time in the workshops demonstrating the processes of making pottery, but I guess different during busier periods.

1  Thank DBR10
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Well presented and interesting museum. You can walk into the original kilns and see the Saggar Maker at work, fascinating.

Thank MrsMS58
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was quite interesting and the china exhibits were very informative. Children were catered for and had their own area. Nice place.

Thank Pug71
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited at the beginning of September and it was great to watch the lady making the flowers, she made it look so easy and then visit the kiln, good to see how it worked and walk around inside. The museum was very interesting

Thank Veronica G
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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