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Jackfield Tile Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Makes you want to rip out all your plain white tiles!

If you're interested in the decorative arts, tile-making, or industrial history etc, then this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Lovely day out here! The staff were all very friendly and there was lots to do. All very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan R
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Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're interested in the decorative arts, tile-making, or industrial history etc, then this museum is definitely worth a visit. It's really well presented, with lots of different galleries thoughtfully displayed in original factory buildings. It feels authoritative without being stuffy and there are some...More

Thank MsEJH
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out here! The staff were all very friendly and there was lots to do. All very interesting.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two quick moans, parking charges (see my Blists Hill review), and why did we have to go and dig out someone to open up more than ten minutes after the advertised opening time. Now this place is interesting if you are into tiles and/or art...More

Thank FluffyTBear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away in Shropshire this small but beautiful museum is a great way to wile away a few hours. Discover the history of Shropshire’s tile and influence. Lots to look at, plenty of crafting activities to do as well for your budding artists ! Part...More

Thank vcollier
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Don’t rely on SatNav to take you to this museum, ours took us to a Wesleyan Church half a mile away. Not as interesting as the China Museum but it shows that one can make other items out of clay rather than china.

Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed September 11, 2018

I found this small museum much more interesting than expected. One forgets how universally tiles were (and are) used. Highlights included the tile frieze rescued from a Ripon (North Yorkshire) butcher's and a mock-up of Covent Garden's Tube station. Plenty of stunning historical designs to...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Very interesting museum that shows the evolution of tiles and has a very important exhibition. The jackfield factory is still producing and is at one side of the museum.

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The tile museum seemed a good choice to spend an hour out of the rain at the Ironbridge site. We expected a couple of rooms of tiles, instead we found a big, informative and interesting museum displaying thousands of tiles of all shapes, colours, styles...More

Thank Dona D
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Not for me but my wife loved it and that makes for a good afternoon which is priceless. Try it you never know.

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

With a passport to visit all the Ironbridge sites, a visit to the Tile Museum is a must, however I don't think it's worth the one trip price (£9 or £8.10 for an OAP). Some of the displays, particular the panels such as the Shakespeare...More

Thank PeteWLaw
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Response from Taxidiotissa | Reviewed this property |
There are workshops during the school summer holidays where you can make a tile, Tuesdays to Fridays until 31st August.