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Jackfield Tile Museum

Address: Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LJ, England
Phone Number: 01952 882030
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Ranked #6 of 22 Attractions in Telford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Specialty Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Educational Sites, Specialty Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Salisbury
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118 reviews 118 reviews
94 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We bought the all in one ticket for all the museums and because we were running out of time, we said we would pop in the tile museum as it would only take about 15 minutes and was probably boring. How wrong could I be, it was amazing. I loved the tile displays and a lot of thought had gone... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Loved the displays and the static info, a lot to look at for adults, but kids need more interactive stuff, which is a bit thin saved by a few monitors!

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Surrey
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124 reviews 124 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Excellent museum tracing the history of the tile industry in Shropshire. The private collection by John Scott is facinating.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I used to work in a Builders Merchant and sold tiles etc. and found this very interesting They have a section of a London underground station as it would have been with all the old style tiles.

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Chelmsford
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43 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great collection of tiles made actually in old factory buildings that comprise museum with lots to see of how they were made there and hundreds of different styles. There is now a new extension with a collection of John Scott a tile collector still alive and I have never seen so many William De Morgan tiles in one place--very impressive.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I would have rated this excellent. In fairness the displays etc are really good and all the staff from the reception desk onwards were kind and helpful. ...With the exception of 2 in the press shop who let it down...I know they were working ....I visited with my 5 year old who was curious what they were doing (I could... More 

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Stockton On Tees
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very interesting insight into tile making in the past and present and the fantastic skills required. Also a lot of tiles to see and admire

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

great experience - but a bit pricey. ok i get to go back as many times as i want but i'm not going to really as i live in yorkshire. But still a nice way to spend an afternoon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Visited as part of out museum ticket,some really great locally made tiles and exhibits ,really good value and worth a visit

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Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you have a love of the aesthetic and all things tac -tile then this is the place for you. Interesting and surprisingly engaging, it was an enjoyable way of passing a few hours. The old display cases and layout as well as the installations were impressive. Look forward to returning when the new gallery is open. Free to Art... More 

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