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Museum of Royal Worcester

Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
+44 (0) 1905 21247
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Specialty Museums, Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 4, 2014
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Quite interesting, but not totally captivating. Spent a pleasant hour there though and purchased something nice to remember it by.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Well worth visiting if you have an interest in viewing pottery and ceramics. I would like to have seen a live display of one of the processes such as painting. Disappointing there is no refreshment facility for the casual visitor.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

For the admission you get an audio tour thrown in. Allow at least an hour and a half for your visit - the largest collection of Worcester anywhere, from the earliest pieces to the present day. Great shop with large selection of Worcester porcelain (including antique pieces) as well as books. A great morning out.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

As a lover of Worcester Porcelain I was looking forward to my visit. The Receptionist was very helpful and gave us both an audio guide which was excellent. There was a painter demonstrating his craft which was amazing. The exhibits were gorgeous and well presented. It is a lot to take in all in one visit if you are an... More

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Hull England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a really interesting museum and completely disabled friendly. The staff are helpful and the audio guide is excellent. Allow a couple of hours at least. The only problem is that they have no cafe. We had decided to have lunch there like we did at the Wedgewood museum so by the time we left we were famished. There... More

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I visited with my disabled mother and we were made most welcome despite having baggage that was stowed for us and a folding wheelchair- there was no sense that we were in the way, even with an ex-factory get together that day, and it was an unexppected delight to meet one of the Antiques Roadshow team. All the displays with... More

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Museum/shop staff are very friendly and helpful about the history and story of the porcelain. Particularly liked the audio guide given to you as allowed you to decide what you wanted information about and could get extra anecdotes if you wanted. The workmanship of items on show was fantastic - painters were artists in own right. Some pieces took... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a must for any visitors to the city who want to understand more about the history. The place is fascinating and worth the effort.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We originally went to Worcester to see the porcelain factory unfortunately it has closed down but next door is the pottery museum, there is an entrance fee but it's worth paying especially if you like history and pottery, there was a professional gilder on hand to show you how it is done, there are also guided tours via handsets, a... More

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manchester
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Well presented and interesting exhibition of Worcester pottery throughout the years. Lovely to see an artist at work too painting on the intricate artwork onto a cup.

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