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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW , England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1952 432 166
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Small museum but fascinating. Showed flood levels over past years which was quite scary! Useful to have the time line showing development of the iron gorge area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
LindaP2160
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S West, England
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plenty of info about the history of the gorge and ironbridge. Bit strange that the film is at the end of the tour and you are not supposed to go back into the museum bit after it has finished, even though you might not have seen everything at the time of the start of the next showing. "No Entry" sign... More 

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Thank WestonNewgirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small museum but fascinating. Showed flood levels over past years which was quite scary! Useful to have the time line showing development of the iron gorge area.

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Thank LindaP2160
Solihull, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I started out from Birmingham and had rain all the way there. Fortunately it stopped when I arrived and I spent a fabulous couple of hours there. I spent under four pounds for a visit but I could have purchased a passport ticket for about 10 places of interest so if you go for a weekend purchase that ticket it... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go straight here on entering Ironbridge and park in the co-op car park next door (its free) and buy your pass-port tickets for all the museums. There is a short film explaining the history etc and sets the scene. Across the adjacent car-park and through the gateway into the co-op car park where there is a nice little tea room... More 

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Thank Peter S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone wishing to visit the many attractions in this area should start here. It puts the whole Ironbridge Gorge into perspective and it is possible to buy a combined ticket for all the museums etc at a significant saving over individual entries. There is a very good film which should be watched before setting off elsewhere.

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Thank BobS26_13
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will come away with a good understanding of the area, its features and its significance. And, being small, it doesn't overwhelm you. The displays are all excellent, especially the model. The short film is well worth while watching.

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Thank MaryN22
Chesham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

only a small building but has a lot of information about the iron bridge and how it was built. a short film explaining the gorge and its industry. the museum is next to a car park, which is handy, they don't have a café but there is one the other side of the car park where there is also an... More 

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Thank gina n
Hull. England
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240 reviews
88 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a first visit when in Irongorge as contains tourist information. The building is on the edge of the river and shows the levels of flooding in certain years. Parking in council car park next door but only for 3 hours and tickets not transferable to rest of Irongorge.

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Thank shazzy39
Healesville, Australia
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103 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the bank of the River Serern the museum is prone to flooding. There are marks on the wall to indicate the flood levels of bygone years. The museum is in on old warehouse, even though it is quite small it is very interesting tracing the history of the development of industry in the Severn [Ironbridge] gorge

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Thank Roger T
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building and a designated world heritage site. They have award winning education programmes.

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