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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

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Address: Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
Phone Number: 01952 433424
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This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled,...

This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage.

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Ten attractions on one ticket

We spent two days at the Ironbridge area and visited half the attractions on the single ticket which is worth it and covers them all. . The bridge itself is interesting but be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two days at the Ironbridge area and visited half the attractions on the single ticket which is worth it and covers them all. . The bridge itself is interesting but be careful parking in the car park oposite as when it is full we saw how it gives many happy hours to the locals watching larger cars which... More 

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Elburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A walk across the iron bridge and visit to the museum takes about an hour and is certainly worth a visit. The small town is very touristic.

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum was so interesting. All the attendants in the shops, and cottages, and school etc., we're so friendly and informative , a really good experience, worth every penny.

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Basingstoke
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a model of Ironbridge as it was in the 1700's which is quite good. The next move is into a small cinema which majored on the development of methods to alter and improve the extraction of iron ore to molten iron and to improve quality. The next move is the gift shop and exit.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 10 Ironbrdge Gorge Museums form a remarkably diverse insight into the Industrial Revolution, amply repaying the time it takes to get around them all. We did not have time to complete the whole 10 - both the Pipe Museum and the Victorian Town were beyond us - but those that we did see were most rewarding, and in many... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To firstly see the bridge and then to walk across it and see that the construction in cast iron is based upon a timber construction, as nothing like this had gone before and the joints are mortice and tenon, riveted together. Buy a pass-port ticket and over the next three days, visit each of the fabulous museums as well as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really interesting collection of museums in the Ironbridge area, detailing all sorts of things, from the foundation of the local iron works to the local china factories to clay pipe manufacture. Get the 'passport' ticket to visit all the different museums and attractions.

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Ashford,Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 10 museums in Ironbridge exhibiting all you need to know about the industrial revolution. Amongst them is a village where everything including the currency is Victorian! You can set aside at least half a day to visit this and taste the freshly made bread and fish and chips made with "dripping". Other museums cover the iron industry rom... More 

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Port Talbot,South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old town including an 1800,s Lloyds Bank is a must see............fantastic oldy worlde feel and a glimpse into the working class past

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will not find more enthused or dedicated people, from the front desk reception to the demonstrators. Pick which one to go to, there are so many. The China museum was fun, and the artists were nice. Glass blowing to see, kilns to explore, just fantastic fun. Check out the Tar Tunnel, too.

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