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Coalport China Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A good array of things to see

We really enjoyed our visit here. Some beautiful items on display, as well as activities to do... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Lots of china and other interrrrrrrrrrrrrestng exhibits

Quite a large museum on the site of the factory, so some of the original kilns have been turned... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alcester, United Kingdom
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. Some beautiful items on display, as well as activities to do dotted around the museum. There are some bargains to be had in the long workshop, where you can find seconds from just 50p. The staff were also very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good value when you consider the fact you revisit as often as you want in one year. The activities for children were very good and not expensive. The attraction itself is interesting especially the kiln display and social history. We will return soon.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a large museum on the site of the factory, so some of the original kilns have been turned into exhibits. A collection of their products through the ages and demonstrations of the way that the various items were made.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AnotherEngineer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a weekday just after advertised opening times changed to an hour later, ie.11am. Although the information was on the boards in the different areas, there was only one of the actual demonstrations working. Disappointed but maybe lack of visitor volume affects when the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Orwelian
Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We have noted your comments that there was only one workshop taking place when you were visiting. We are sorry that you did not have the opportunity to see any additional demonstrations – we always try to have at least...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having bought an annual pass we chose to nip over and visit here before heading home having visited the Victorian Town yesterday. Lots to see and do for a couple of hours especially with the kids.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lisacS7519LB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent displays if the work created here, some of which is unique. The practical explanations were also very good.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tugair
Reviewed February 21, 2019

The first thing we looked at was the glassblowing. It was a small room, so only half a dozen people can fit in the viewing area. We were there for approx 20min watching these 2 craftsmen making a vase from scratch. They were very informative....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dragonladyy
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Went to visit this excellent museum, not only the beautiful china on display, how it’s made etc. Ruby aged 9, did some clay modelling, making a dog. The lady who explained what to do was fantastic, giving first class advise on the art of clay...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jimmy B
Reviewed February 10, 2019

very good place they where very informative and knowledgeably about what happened in that era sa must see attraction

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank O2924HNgarym
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Takes about 2hours to complete.Good history of the China works and demonstrations available.workshops available if bringing children.

Date of experience: February 2019
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July 22, 2018|
Response from Derbyshireflyboy | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, google their number and give them a call
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Response from Claire B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a charge...and for parking too..but both are quite low