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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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For adults

Enjoyed this but it is really for adults of a certain age group that can play "my mum/grandma had... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
Nottingham UK

No one to tell you about how things were done,expensive for very little there,only good thing was... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2016
Kings Lynn Norfolk
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

Enjoyed this but it is really for adults of a certain age group that can play "my mum/grandma had that". The china is just astounding in its beauty and good that it is still going. The girl making flowers was very nice and very good...More

Thank Malsville
Reviewed July 7, 2016

No one to tell you about how things were done,expensive for very little there,only good thing was the glass blowers!

Thank Jfyshy
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Enjoyed visiting the museum. Looked at a cross section of a kiln and a lady making pot flowers. Found out how bone china was made and the health problems sustained by workers in the pottery industry. The glass area was closed when we visited. Worth...More

Thank shazzy39
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This type of china is not my cup of tea, but the workmanship that went into making it makes the mind boggle. No transfers in those days all freehand painting, not to mention the potters artistry. We saw china flowers being made, which looks so...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Coalport once made the finest bone china in the world, there are so many wonderful specimens to see. You can even make your own, and see how it used to be made.

Thank Rhiacrewe t
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Wonderful exhibits, building, location and staff. Thoroughly enjoyed watching the glass blowers, what an amazing craft they are keeping alive.

Thank footblister
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Another good place to visit whilst in this area. Some beautiful china on view. You can also view live demonstrations of the famous roses and other flowers that are made for the china that is made.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Just visited Blists Hill and this was on the route back. Well worth a visit. Enjoyed the demonstration of making China flowers and viewing the inside of the kiln.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed June 23, 2016

This museum is very interesting especially the glass blowing and making into dishes. the car park also serves the Tar Tunnel which is only a short walk away.

Thank Denise R
Reviewed June 22, 2016

An interesting museum. Well laid out with many examples of the bone china. The active workshops were really interesting with helpful and knowledgeable staff. This museum links nicely with the Victorian Town and is part of the passport ticket which provides good value.

Thank William L
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Do we have to pay to visit this museum please? TQ.
April 21, 2017|
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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