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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Fascinating

The Coalport museum is fascinating , learning about the history and the process that goes into... read more

Reviewed yesterday
237colin
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Family visit

The visit is ok for children, but really only because they were entertained by the practical clay... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bcms12
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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“glass blowing” (28 reviews)
“bottle kiln” (12 reviews)
“china museum” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
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+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Coalport museum is fascinating , learning about the history and the process that goes into making china . There is no wonder that it's expensive ! It was great to talk with people about the Kiln and the process of making China and also...More

Thank 237colin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The visit is ok for children, but really only because they were entertained by the practical clay activities. Interesting for adults with an interest in the china.

Thank bcms12
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here on the same day as we visited Ironbridge. We spent a couple of hours looking around. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting place. Kids can paint there out magnet or piece of pottery of make something g from air drying clay

Thank harribo28
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pretty cups and plates. Also some lovely China on display. Interesting to see how it is made. Disappointing that the glass shop was closed on our visit.

Thank AOH61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly people and quite a bit you learn without realising plus simple fun activities for kids and some gorgeous china on display. All round good place to see

Thank Gazzard1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a Wednesday and I think we were their first customers of the day, they seemed unprepared to receive anyone and that put me off. The displays of Coalport China are incredible, it's amazing to see such amazing and fragile work that has...More

1  Thank hollybretnall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting hour and a half were spent at the museum. There were lots of arts and crafts stuff that could be done, some for a small extra fee, but it was the gift shop that was the jewel in the crown with many gorgeous...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was an enjoyable 1 hour or so my children. Painted a flower and the lady in that part was very friendly , I didn't see anywhere to have a cup of tea which was a shame , shop seemed slightly unorganised too However it was...More

Thank Vickydip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bascailly just plates , so if you like plates you'll love it here . On a plus note it was nice to see the inside of the furnace to appreciate the work involved in making it . I wouldn't go again as I just didn't...More

1  Thank Tonyandfamil
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HelenaWhite
21 April 2017|
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Response from Claire B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a charge...and for parking too..but both are quite low
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