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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
+44 1952 433424
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This museum was just a short walk away from the Ironbridge and was well worth a visit. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KathandDen
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Need Several Days Here

We stayed in Ironbridge (at the Valley Hotel) for four nights giving us three full days to visit... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
John D
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage.
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Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was just a short walk away from the Ironbridge and was well worth a visit. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Lots of interesting things to see and read about. Enjoyed it

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We stayed in Ironbridge (at the Valley Hotel) for four nights giving us three full days to visit the various attractions. Of the museums in the Ironbridge group the Pipe Museum, the Tar Tunnel and the Derby Houses were not open at this time of...More

3  Thank John D
Reviewed 13 November 2017

For many I think this is one of the first places to visit when in Ironbridge, it is a useful starting point as gives an insight into the area and its history. As with most of Ironbridge it makes sense to buy the passport to...More

Thank WellingboroughFamily
Reviewed 9 November 2017

There are a number of museums - all worth a visit - so it is best to set aside a couple of days to do the site justice. The Victorian town is certainly a must see - but it is better if it is a...More

Thank Clive Y
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The gorge museum gives an insight to how the industrial revolution was very much a part of this area, it gives you films and history of area and lovely views of river, parking is close by and pay and display

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The beautiful and historic ironbridge gorge is absolutely worth visiting - apart from the spectacular beauty of the gorge and it's world famous iron bridge. A passport will take you to all the museums we only visited one spending the whole day in the marvelous...More

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We bought a "passport" each which allows us access to lots of museums plus the amazing Blists Hill Victorian Village. Packed with history, lovely displays and museums that were well kept with excellent facilities. A really interesting trip.

Thank MrsMS58
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Bought a passport ticket which lasts for 12 months which was just as well as we spent all day in the Blists Hill Village on this occasion. Besides seeing how people lived and worked being able to talk to the "inhabitants" added to the atmosphere....More

Thank everest10
Reviewed 22 October 2017

These museums are a treat for those interested in what Britain achieved during the industrial revolution

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Spent the whole day at Blists Hill Victorian town. Fantastic shops (fish and chips in beef dripping highly recommended) volunteers in character very informative. Particularly liked the locksmith and drapery shops. The gentleman in the squatters cottage was fantastic. Could have chatted for much longer,...More

3  Thank Sheila C
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Howard J
11 January 2018|
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Response from Christopher G | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I am aware , best contact the museum
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KateGazFreyaPhoebe
2 January 2018|
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Response from davidmowbray | Reviewed this property |
You can visit all 10 Museums for a whole year as often as you want to. Any you miss can be visited once only after the first year has expired.
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Helen K
23 June 2017|
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Response from 946rachelf | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd need at least two days to do them all. Three if you want to do them properly I'd say.
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