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Museum of Royal Worcester

Worcester Porcelain Museum Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
+44 1905 21247
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This local museum is free, near Foregate railway station, and has a cafe with toilets. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
g0ldengirl7
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Superb porcelain

If you have an interest in fine porcelain this is the place for you. The items on show are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gillian W
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester Porcelain Museum Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
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+44 1905 21247
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This local museum is free, near Foregate railway station, and has a cafe with toilets. The permanent displays are informative to the visitor and well laid out. Good war memorabilia There are also temporary exhibitions which give a new twist to each visit, I particularly...More

Thank g0ldengirl7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have an interest in fine porcelain this is the place for you. The items on show are exquisite, the artistry and detail on this now, unfortunately, unfashionable fine porcelain is superb.

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here is evidence of a proud industrial base the likes of which embraces art and craft from Worcesters past. It is an experience that allows a taste of why Worcester was a top producer of valuable porcelain. It is one of the 'must not miss'...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please be aware that the Museum is currently closed for refurbishment as from 1st Nov2017, until next May, as we found out today when we turned up. The website was not operational just before we went so had no idea.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent clean exhibition in glass cabinets of stupendous products from The Factory over 200 years with numerous fancy Royal Quality and Mega rare editions. No live demonstrations of the current process were available however and the quality of the china seems to have considerably...More

Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This collection makes for a fascinating visit, but unless you are a real Royal Worcester aficionado, the eyes can soon become more glazed than the porcelain. It is a truly extensive, stunning display, relatively inexpensive, particularly given that a flexible to use audio guide is...More

Thank FPrefect
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worcester pottery was a super quality product which we have unfortunately lost. When visiting the cathedral it is a must to view the history for this product of quality.

Thank Goodvalue26
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Reasonable, audio guide included. Interesting if like porcelain/Royal Worcester. Friendly and helpful staff

Thank AldershotChestnut
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Astonishing insight into the wonderful art of this potter but also not how industry catered for Changing social conventions and for the change and decline of British industries in the late 20th century

Thank Wellfan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I wanted to see this exhibition, my husband wasn't bothered, but he found it just as interesting as I did, with so much information available via the audio guides, which were free with your entrance fee. So many beautiful examples of the art, with the...More

Thank Sally20
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wendybombard
28 March 2016|
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Response from Caroline E | Property representative |
The Museum is open March to October Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm and November to February Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm. The easiest way to get to us from London by public transport is by train to Worcester Forgate Street or... More
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lizburgess157
10 March 2015|
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Response from Caroline E | Property representative |
The Museum does not have their own car park however there is plenty of pay and display parking adjacent to the Museum. The closest being street parking on Severn Street (max 2h) and Kings Street Car Park. We offer free coach... More
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