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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
01952 433424
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Ironbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: History Museums
Owner description: This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was only £7 something for an adult and over 60 to enter the museum. It was very small, with some informative information about the site. It ends with a ten minute ish video which was interesting. Car parking was an additional £2.30.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This is a good place to start if you are visiting Ironbridge. There is so much to do here in a really small area but this is a great introduction as it puts the whole environment into perspective and helps to explain why the area became the most industrialised part of the world in the 18th century. Hard to believe... More

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Yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Enginuity was smaller in comparison to Manchester and Edinburgh museums and the cost was high. Some of the interactive items were out of order.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

There is ample cheap parking nearby with a short walk to the Bridge and the Toll museum, which is free. The Bridge is amazing and reminds the viewer of a bygone and glorious creative and manufacturing capability. Inside the Toll House is a two tier static display that is reinforced by the guide who waxed lyrically upon one fascinating fact... More

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Northampton
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9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was unable to visit here as I am disabled and my disability Scooter or wheelchair were not acceptable here or any of their other attractions in Ironbridge. Both my self and my companions were extremely upset by this revelation as we were looking forward to this visit for some days.

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High wycombe
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

There are fews let downs. I came here by train at telford town I took a bus 77 the bus came 20 mins late. It is 20 mins by bus to the ironbridge and a short walk and its a cross the road to the museum. The price for this museum is over price. There is a shop I got... More

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Swanage
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Lots to see and do here. We stopped off on way to a holiday in North Wales. Ironbridge is known as the birthplace of industry. Various museum sites dotted around the fantastic 'world's first iron bridge'. Involved lots of walking but you could drive to each site if necessary as some of the car parks are covered by the same... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Really feels like you enter a different world as you descend into the Ironbridge Gorge. Olde worlde winding narrow streets peppered with interesting character cottages and enticing shops. Have to admit we didn't realise how many museums are in the Gorge and the fantastically inspiring history. The area, so rich with natural resources, became a powerhouse for the industrial revolution.... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Went with family members - not children - on what was for me a first visit to Ironbridge Gorge. Although I had thought of visiting Ironbridge for many years I only realised when we got there how much there is to see and how impossible it would be to try and take in everything in one day. For that reason,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We purchased the passport at ingenuity but are disappointed. The staff were rude and unhelpful. We then visited bliss hill hoping for a better experience but alas the staff especially the baker were uninterested in showing the children around their exhibits only the candle maker showed any interest in explaining her trade. The fish and chip shop was extortionate as... More

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