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Museum of the Gorge

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Good exhibits of the gorge and bridge with a model of the whole site and a film at the end... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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This is a short walk from the Iron bridge and well worth a look if you already have a ticket (years... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
Trevor Q
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Wharfage, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tiny museum with little to hold the interest of an active toddler. The staff were very friendly and extremely enamoured with the toddler, however! The film at the end was brilliant and informative.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 220Jan_D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good exhibits of the gorge and bridge with a model of the whole site and a film at the end. Paintings and exhibits show a history of everything that went on in the local area. Not far from the town, on the waters edge this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

This is a short walk from the Iron bridge and well worth a look if you already have a ticket (years pass) for the other museums.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trevor Q
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Externally, the architecture whets the appetite, with gothic towers and sunken railways. Internally, and the first thing that greets you is a huge diorama )model) of the whole gorge, or valley, with the steep wooded sides, industrial areas, Inclined Planes, factories, Severn Trows (boats that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dafydd M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

What a great museum. Stunning model of the Gorge based on circa 1700. Great cinema show. BUT, it's NOT open on a Monday from October (as are all, bar the Toll house). What's worse, it doubles as the (unavailable) tourist information centre!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cm0j0
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Admittedly I did not have long to view it so skipped the film but although the model if the gorge looked impressive little else did. It is not a large place and seemed to contain samples that I had already seen in other museums in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank curlytail55
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This was very interesting to see how much the river Severn floods in 1795 it's the highest recorded up to the top of the Windows. This also houses the tourist information office as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pauline337
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Very well displayed with lots of information.a place worth the time to explore.enjoyed our time looking around.they have a great shop to browse through as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny T
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is an excellent addition to the tour, even if to see the height the river has risen to over the years. Most impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is an interesting museum to go round relating to the history of the gorge. If you intend to visit other place in Ironbrifgr it is worth getting a passport that covers all ten places. Also worth knowing if you belong to English Heritage mention...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tony W
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Tree27573 | Reviewed this property |
There were people with dogs in the Victorian Village but not sure about rest of museums.