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Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

| Coalbrookdale, Telford, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Very informative

We really enjoyed this museum. Its is well laid out and extremely informative. I would like to go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Some & some

Quite a lot of space to wander around. Some interactive exhibits and a fair bit of reading. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
via mobile
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| Coalbrookdale, Telford, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge Gorge, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this museum. Its is well laid out and extremely informative. I would like to go back and do another tour to take in more of the information on offer.

Thank dazzle9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a lot of space to wander around. Some interactive exhibits and a fair bit of reading. The place felt a bit sad on a damp grey day with Aga just having closed nearby and a couple of notices out date (eg viaduct still brings...More

Thank PAUL E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited here as we had purchased the annual pass, although there were some interesting bits it was very dull. I wouldn't recommend this place unless you have a significant interest in iron...

Thank hmills94
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We enjoyed our visit but my 91 year old mother in law who has cataracts found the reading quite strenous, she would have apprecaited an audio guide. Great site though to follow through the centuries of iron production that made the Industrial Revolution possible, did...More

Thank lds592017
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We dropped in with no expectations and came out two hours later astonished and inspired to find out more. The tour with a guide was well worth it. This whole area holds history in the palm of its hand. Dont miss the view of the...More

Thank Nelski698
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had a few days off work and headed up this way for a look around the museums, really enjoyed it and a great trip out, ideal location too

Thank bilbobagins
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A Museum of Iron? Taking a 10-year-old? Got to be boring, yeah? Well---this is a wonderful place to visit.... Three floors of the Museum itself, first. The building itself is beautiful---a reclaimed industrial building with white painted beams and red carpets,all surmounted by an impressive...More

Thank 689malcolmb
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Having recently visited his museum on my own, my husband and I returned together as I had been so disappointed with the updated version. On arrival we found that the car parking fee had been increased to a massive £3. Double in a very short...More

1  Thank Edna S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We really enjoyed the outside exhibits at this museum, most interesting. There is quite a lot of reading inside the museum but some very interesting exhibits and we found it one of the more interesting museums to visit.

Thank kaff_12
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review, it was great to read that you found your visit so interesting. We hope that you will come back again soon and visit some of our other museums.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Good stuff here. Explains iron making process and s range of things made from iron. Something for everyone and s nice shop at the end.

Thank Kingofgeography
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John W
27 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
Mobile In Enginuity,Plenty Of Public Houses Nearby, Or Ironbridge Itself . All Within two Miles