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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
Phone Number: +44 1952 432166
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Did not have time to visit this time,but a lady on the front desk very helpful with bus times back to Telford. I will visit this museum on my next vivit

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
AFH-Wales
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Did not have time to visit this time,but a lady on the front desk very helpful with bus times back to Telford. I will visit this museum on my next vivit

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Thank AFH-Wales
Hobart, Australia
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363 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We'd decided to start our tour of the Ironbridge Museums at the Museum of the Gorge, but we had trouble finding the place. It's not well signposted and when we got there and parked in the Council carpark we found a building like a brick church, which doesn’t look anything like the picture on the Museum’s website. That looks like... More 

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Thank Mike S
Bargoed, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative museum, giving a good introduction to area and its history. Pleasant and welcoming staff and a good shop too. Plenty of information available on the local attractions.

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Thank Ceri C
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the museums covered by the "passport", get the "passport" from any museum or attraction to have entry to about ten museums. You can walk round in less than a hour, so perfect for kids and families. Has models of the bridge, the river and a video. Good interactivity.

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Thank beckabock
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a keen collector of supermarket clothes, I often wear the items I purchase. Sadly, I misread the advert for the museum of the Gorge and thought it said George. My silly fault, the place had nothing to do with Asda. However, if you like old things and history, this is a great place for you.

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telford
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes this is a small museum, but it tells you the story of the gorge. There is a model of the gorge how it looked like in the old days. There are quite a few things to see, also some things are interactive, which children really enjoy. Also a short video informing you about the other museums, and ironbridge itself.... More 

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Thank mandy010
Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been separated from our companions and arrived here to a notice that said they recommended that a visit should take 45 minutes. This we did and were not disappointed. The diorama model is in my view without peer.

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Thank Whisky-Sandy
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a small very interesting museum with a scale model of the town. It gives a good overview of how Ironbridge developed over the years. A good start to the many musea to visit around the area

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Thank Hanneke D
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56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This was not really a museum as nothing of any great heritage was displayed here but more of a story telling building with video and many display boards. It seemed to be more of a sales gimmick for the other museums.

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Thank Bruce S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

When visiting Ironbridge museums it is best to see this first, because it gives you a great history of the area. It was very interesting and well presented.

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