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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW , England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1952 432 166
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I would recommend anyone visiting the Gorge to see the museums to start by going to the Museum of the Gorge. You will really get a good idea of the history behind the area during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I would recommend anyone visiting the Gorge to see the museums to start by going to the Museum of the Gorge. You will really get a good idea of the history behind the area during the Industrial Revolution and also get a great "birds eye view" from the fantastic model of the Gorge and all its industry, so you can... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited this museum on a recent visit to Ironbridge, and can highly recommend it. It concentrates on the history of the area, and has a magnificent diorama, which tells the history of the place better than any amount of words could. Surprisingly, I found Ironbridge was not simply famous for iron, but for tiling and other things too. This... More 

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Cerritos, California
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252 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Seeing Ironbridge, a UNESCO and English Heritage site, was high on our list. The bridge itself was outstanding - beautiful with great views that led to lots of photography. The free museum is a tiny building on the "other side" of the bridge. There is a steep flight of stairs, but the displays were very interesting. We knew nothing about... More 

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Golborne, Warrington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The main displays were closed as major refurbishment was taking place ready for main tourist season in July. However we were able to watch an enjoyable film showing the history of Ironbridge.

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Merton Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Only stair access but well worth taking the time to look at the pictures and read the background to the design and development of the Ironbridge/Coalbrookdale area

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is the smallest museum within Ironbridge, but still very interesting, with a lovely model of the gorge and very good film explaining all about the different areas of Ironbridge. We visited this towards the end of our visit to Ironbridge and found it very interesting that we could spot places and things that we had already seen, but could... More 

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CARMARTHENSHIRE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Came here to see ten museums but this one was closed. Paid to see ten in advance no one offered to give us any money back. Yes we can go back to see it but really go back to see one museum

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Adjacent to Pay & Display Car Park at end of town where there are also Toilets. An interesting Museum if you want to get a 'flavour' of the area and don't have time to visit the larger attractions such as Blists a Hill nearby.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Interesting museum, as all are in the area. With the passport you can nip in and out whenever you like.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We bought a ticket to visit all the museums in Ironbridge and we used it over 2 days which was good value The displays were good in the Gorge Museum and interesting We also visited the Houses near by where the owners of the factory's lived in old days They were all Quakers and it was interesting to see their... More 

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