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The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Bethesda Street | City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW, England
+44 1782 232323
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An ever changing exhibition keeps you coming back for more. Lots to see, things to engage little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dannyboyracer
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Very enjoyable museum

I go here every time I'm in Stoke and it is well worth a visit . Well laid out and lots to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Davel_7
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Port Talbot S Wales
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Travel back in time and discover the history of the Potteries, including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. See Reginald Mitchell’s WorldWar 2 Spitfire and all sorts of art and craft. Enjoy a light lunch or afternoon snack in our relaxing Café Museum with regular musical accompaniment by Frank Leigh. Browse in The Foyer Shop for unique quality gifts, cards, books and souvenirs of the Potteries.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bethesda Street | City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW, England
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+44 1782 232323
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An ever changing exhibition keeps you coming back for more. Lots to see, things to engage little ones.

1  Thank Dannyboyracer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here every time I'm in Stoke and it is well worth a visit . Well laid out and lots to see . There is also a nice cafe though the service is a little slow there . Good prices for tea coffee and...More

1  Thank Davel_7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No visit to the potteries is complete without a trip to this museum. Having seen pottery being produced this museum has a vast collection from all the major potteries over the last 300 years. Really interesting and very well presented. A good shop and cafe...More

1  Thank juliantb
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife is from Stoke On Trent & took me to the museum while we were visiting relatives. I like how it is quite spacious inside, & well set out exhibitions covering many era's & subjects. plenty of boards with concise facts about the items....More

Thank jezstringy
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A good place to visit for adults and children. Learn about stoke on trents heritage. Lots to see and also different activities to do too.

1  Thank j0hnh55
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A must for Stokees and visitors alike. It reminds us of our industrial heritage with an eye on the future.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Have been here numerous times with the grandchildren. Always lots of activities to get involved in. Gives them a sense of history with a local focus in a fun way.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Excellent display of pottery and china. Well laid out with good descriptions. Lift to all floors. Special exhibition area.

Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had intended to visit a nearby attraction and popped in here for a swift look Three hours later we moved the car and went back in The ceramic displays alone deserve a long examination. They are so well curated and displayed with accessible information...More

2  Thank StickofRockDerby_UK
Reviewed 27 April 2017

good value, nice local dishes such as oatcakes, friendly servioce and very often a pianist tinkling away in the backgrouns!

Thank Noot54
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