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A little disappointed

We got an information sheet that explained about the furnace remains within the grounds. This was... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
curlytail55
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Jam-packed with information and artefacts, this must rank in the top three of the 10 Coalbrookdale... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Andrew G
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York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and lots to do and see , children very happy and so were the adults. Planning on visiting again soon

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We got an information sheet that explained about the furnace remains within the grounds. This was interesting. There was a free talk about it too but we didn't have time for this. I was expecting more types of different metal products. What was there was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Loved visiting and the whole story of the Darby family. Model of the iron bridge was especially interesting as the real thing is covered in protective layers whilst being repainted. The impressive iron table with the 4 dogs for legs was well worth seeing. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fredthetrain
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Certainly worth a visit seeing item that are made. Over 3 floors but lift available. Worth buying a passport if visiting other places in Ironbridge. If you are a member of English Heritage let them know as you can get a further 20% off.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Jam-packed with information and artefacts, this must rank in the top three of the 10 Coalbrookdale industrial museums. Enginuity, the Darby Houses, Upper Furnace Pool and Loamhole Dingle are adjacent. There's a lot of reading to get through, as the story of the Coalbrookdale Company...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The museum is on 3 floors but has lifts to all floors. Very interesting exhibits about Brunell and the engineering miracles of the Victorian era.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 300CarolS
Reviewed 26 August 2018

A well set out and informative display. I enjoyed reading the time lines, but sometimes found that the starting point was not clearly indicated. The household and decorative objects were worth seeing. Good value, especially for any enthusiast of engineering and history.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived a little before 3 pm on a Thursday. Unfortunately the museum was open only until 4pm. The exhibits are well done. Begin your tour on the 2nd floor and work your way down. My husband and I learned a good deal about coal...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 2OTRA
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very airy, great artifacts. We really enjoyed the interactive table. Not an all day activity but definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BecciB1976
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

An expensive 40 minutes for our family. Was hard to keep the children interested (9 and 12)as nog enough interaction. The building is very spacious and exhibits displayed well. More for the adult enthusiast.

Date of experience: August 2018
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John W
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Response from kiera1999 | Reviewed this property |
We also ate from the van parked outside Enginuity, behind the Museum of Iron. We had sandwiches crisps drinks and biscuits and the food was quite adequate. There weren't enough chairs and tables though so we had to sit on... More
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