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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW , England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1952 432 166
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Worth a visit.

Interesting giving an overall picture of the Gorge and if you have bought the passport ticket worth going. Parking was expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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English first
Banbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Total rip off. £2.80 to park the car and £3.50 each to watch a 20 min video! It really is no more than a gift shop. Be warned.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Interesting giving an overall picture of the Gorge and if you have bought the passport ticket worth going. Parking was expensive.

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northamptonshire
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Surprised to see voodoo dolls on sale in a Quaker inspired world heritage site! Is this in keeping for a museum dedicated to industrial heritage? There seems to be a need to focus on being an informative and worthwhile museum and ensure the products on offer are relevant.

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uk
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Like a recent contributor I totally agree it's over priced a 15 min attraction and relatively uninteresting. As they said once you add the car park charge of 2.80 ( no choice here!) + the entry fee then it says it all. A TIP if you really want to see this then park NEXT door in the Antique centre it's... More 

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Bedford
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We visited this museum not at the start, but at the end, of our visit to the Ironbridge Gorge, only because it fitted in with our personal itinerary that way. The introductory film at this museum was good and would have been useful to have seen earlier in our trip; however, it worked well for us to see the brilliant... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was very informative. I would visit this museum first then visit the others. The lady on reception is very helpful with regards to advise on how to get to the other museums and the best car parks.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
95 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The museum has the potential to be interesting, however it is time to revamp and update. The model is very good and provides an interesting view of the gorge. I'm glad I didn't have to pay entry to this museum, as I was using the annual passport.

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East Anglia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
40 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This museum is billed as a good introduction to the area. I disagree. The information is muddled and generalised, written notices are either too small to read, too inaccessible or simply worn out. You have to work hard to find information and some displays seemed irrelevant. I gleaned loads more interesting information from the staff on the information desk. What... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very small museum, hardly anything there and extremely poor value for money. Not only do you have to pay to get into the museum, you also have to pay for car parking!!

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Flitwick
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There was not as much here as we expected. The panoramic model of the gorge was by far the most interesting item in the museum and very informative.

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