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Jackfield Tile Museum

Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LJ, England
01952 882030
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Telford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Educational Sites
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The museum is well-laid out with plenty of room to view the history of tile-making in the area. There are hundreds (thousands?) of examples of tiles, setting out the manufacturing process as well as insights into their design.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Inside a lovely building that is worth a look round on its own merit, houses an amazing collection of tiles - well worth a visit

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Andover, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We are not really into museums but as we had purchased the Ironbridge attraction passport we visited this attraction one afternoon. It was well worth the visit, we really enjoyed seeing the great selection of tiles on display and those in situ. We would have liked to gone on a tour but none available on the day. I was surprised... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited this museum and found it more interesting than I expected. The displays were informative and the atmosphere of a Victorian factory still prevails. Nice shop selling hand made tiles and good quality gifts etc.

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East Midlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was one of the museums we visited during our recent stay in Ironbridge. Our tour was self-directed, so we didn't get the guided tour. However, it was still a very interesting visit, and can be recommended - whether you are doing it as part of the Ironbridge Museums passport scheme or just as a one-off. The tile collection is... More

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Kent
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Brilliant museum, part of the passport system (a must). Shame that more tours are not available, sure that we missed out. My husband was a bit reluctant, but really enjoyed it!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We visited this museum at the beginning of June, and were lucky enough to arrive in time to join the factory tour. I have to say that we wouldn't have found it nearly so interesting if we had just gone round on our own. Our guide was very good, she explained everything really well, interspersed with little stories about the... More

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London
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Well worth a visit on your 'passport' with the other museums- good kids trail and plenty of additional activities, easily accessible and a good collection.

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Hook, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Jackfield Tile Museum is one of several industrial museums in the Ironbridge area. The first impressions were not good - the car park appears to be pay and display - but a note informs you that museum visitors do not have to pay. The entrance was through a new Arts Building, Fusion, which was sadly empty on the Bank Holiday... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had heard this was a must see and we were not disappointed. Take time to see the whole place. Just amazing.

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