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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
+44 1952 433424
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Our first visit to Iron Bridge. Very impressed with the Gorge Museum. Well laid out, very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kenneth A
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
via mobile
very interesting museum

super friendly staff, you can park for the day at 8 out of the 10 museums by paying and displaying... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liverpool, 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
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Iron Bridge. Very impressed with the Gorge Museum. Well laid out, very informative with very helpful staff. Ticket costs involved very good in this day and age. We bought the full pass port version covering all museums as we can come...More

Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 2 days ago

super friendly staff, you can park for the day at 8 out of the 10 museums by paying and displaying your first car park (this isn't made clear so we bought two car park tickets before we were informed)

Thank FridayFoodie
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museums of the Ironbridge Gorge offer a fascinating glimpse of what the industrial revolution meant in terms of the life of people in the coal, lime, iron and related industries as well as the the enormity of the industrial processes involved. There are around...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here first and start your journey of the Ironbridge history. Friendly staff, good informative displays and exhibits. Give you a thorough grounding of how it all started and who

Thank Hairyworf1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to visit first before further exploration of this seminal place, and to get an idea of its history and development as part of the Industrial revolution

Thank Di1920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few hours here Plenty to see and do Not as busy as expected so had plenty of time to just wander around and relax taking in the sounds of the birds and the smells of the countryside Very Good

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the starting point of our visit to Ironbridge. We arrived in possession of our Passports which were clipped upon entry. There is a model which shows the town as it was in Victorian times and we were able to identify many landmarks which...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we went here first, it was a great introduction with model of the gorge and a short film to watch. Wooden flaps to lift to entertain the children also. We then explored the other museums afterwards.

Thank kiera1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends who have been before so we had our own guide but first timers are given maps and details of the Blists Hill Victorian Town. Plenty to see in the reconstructed houses, including a Post Office museum, a Fish and Chip shop with...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for a day out the gorge museums (Victorian town) we were lucky enough to arrive the same day they were putting on a show- gypsie wedding- it was informative and beautiful to watch, one down side; microphones were defiantly needed! You...More

Thank Conniemae84
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Helen K
Could you do this in a day ? or is it advisable to stay somewhere and visit the museums over a few days?
23 June 2017|
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Response from Di1920 | Reviewed this property |
Im a bit late in responding, so you know that it deserves a few days to thoroughly enjoy. We had a very comfortable stay at a B & B a few miles away for a reasonable price at Church Farm Hall Lane Kemberton Shifnal TF119LQ... More
is it worth going on a rainy day?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Lanny M | Reviewed this property |
yes definitely, we went when it was drizzling a bit, we parked our car a bit further up from the bridge, at the museum car park which was pay & display, then went to the museum to see wonderful display & watched the short... More
Mark L
Why are the museums closing so early
13 April 2017|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
Blist hill is the place that takes up most of the time, the other site can be covered in an hour or so. My advice is to go over a couple of days and to go to Blist Hill on one day and then visit which ever of the other sites... More