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Coalport China Museum

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Address: Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
Phone Number: 01952-43-34-24
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Enjoyed our visit to China Museum and considering we didn't expect to be overly interested, it did turn out to be a very enjoyable visit. It was nice to talk to the people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Really knowledgeable staff to demonstrate and ask everything you could wish to know about the making of china. 1 – 1.5 hours needed here depending on how engaged you get with the staff and demonstrations! There is also a possibility to have ago at making something yourself! Highly recommended.

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ipswich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The museum is situated on the site of the old coalport china factory, worth a look if only to see the amazing pots on display, allow about 1 hour for a visit.

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Preston, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great day here as part of our visit to Ironbridge Gorge. The only thing missing was a chance for Adults to try throwing a pot.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our visit to China Museum and considering we didn't expect to be overly interested, it did turn out to be a very enjoyable visit. It was nice to talk to the people making/painting the china. Purchased a very nice Ironbridge china mug, for a very reasonable price.

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CARMARTHENSHIRE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

To see the antique and modern displays of china was great and then to see demonstrations of them making them was even better worth a visit this one

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great afternoon out. The displays of fabulous porcelain made 200+ years ago really make you realise what talented people there were back then. The old work she'd shows what difficult conditions they had to work in yet they still turned out beautiful works of art. A number of my ancestors worked there in the early days -1800-1900 and whilst... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a really interesting place to visit if you are at all interested in the history of British pottery it traces the history from the early days right through to the present day and it occupies the original site of the China Works also.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Again another interesting museum in the Ironbridge Gorge. Good display of Coalport pottery. Try and see the glassblowing display

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the China museum it was interesting to see the process of making the China. The kilns were interesting and the displays were good.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Quite pricey entrance fee. looked very small & quiet, we didn't think we would visit for long. quite surprising really. Lots of interesting chats with staff. We were really in awe of the kilns, we were really impressed. We even purchased a Sagger for the garden. The gift shop is very inexpensive, everyone was very helpful & friendly. very pleased... More 

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Additional Information about Coalport China Museum

Address: Address: Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
Phone Number: 01952-43-34-24
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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