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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW , England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1952 432 166
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Very good as a start to passport.. Not good as an individual visit.. Make Sense???

Lets put this into perspective. This is good if you have the Passport and are visiting the whole of the museums. You can get a flavour and starting point for the whole area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Conwy County, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Was ok, but again the film was not working. Not my favorite visit, quite small-appears to be a little bit of history from each museum

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lets put this into perspective. This is good if you have the Passport and are visiting the whole of the museums. You can get a flavour and starting point for the whole area from this museum. It is two rooms plus a cinema area. Plus a large gift shop. They all lead to exhibits and information on the other museums... More 

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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The video wasn't working here and this was explained to us as we went in, the rest of the stuff in the museum was very interesting.

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Seattle
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This small buy well-planned museum gives an overiew of the history of Ironbridge's development as an early center for iron work, pipe and tile-making.

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Bebington
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43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There is so much to see and learn about iron production and the uses for iron. The story behind how the best methods for producing iron were discovered is fascinating. There is a first class exhibition of goods made of iron.

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This museum wasn't very big but it was really interesting, we visited it as part of our museum passport. Glad we went to this museum first as it explained a lot about the history of the area, transport and industrial workings. It is amazing how high the flood markings are on the building too.

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Manchester
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I paid £2.95 student entry and felt robbed. Unlike my tight fisted Yorkshire companion I'm usually not too fussy when it comes to entry of museums, but in this instance I will speak my mind. The 'museum' consists of two rooms, one with a model railway set-up (minus the railway) and the other is a small cinema room that smelt... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is quite a small museum, and if you pay on the door you may feel jipped, but if you plan in advance you can get a 'passport' to all the local museums which is great value. The museum does have a great collection of artefacts from the industrial heritage so it is a good taster for all the other... More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was a small museum and perhaps we expected more for our money its probably a half hour visit , film was good but otherwise i feel it was too expensive ..

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great little museum and shop a short walk from the famous Ironbridge and right on the river. Some really interesting parts, especially relating to the past floods and the video to watch before leaving.

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