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Address: Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1952 432 166
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fascinating history and perspective of the Gorge Area

This is a nice museum with a lot of history and examples. It does not take much time to see, but a nice complement to the Bridge

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Don C
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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice museum with a lot of history and examples. It does not take much time to see, but a nice complement to the Bridge

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum as part of our 10 museum pass and as other reviewers have noted, felt it was lacklustre and limited in what it had to offer. It was our least favourite of the ten, after visiting the coalbrookdale museum of Iron (which was fabulous) felt this museum repeated most info in a less interesting way.

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Thank Theresa C
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Other reviewers have commented that this museum is rather dear if you pay for it on its own.I think that is a fair point but if you have the passport then this is an ideal start to your visit particularly because the excellent video explains clearly the importance of the area and the historical context of the bridge and the... More 

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Thank David F
Northwich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleased that entry was free for this celebration day, because I would have been aggrieved to have paid, perhaps due to a lack of funds, the main exhibit showing a 3D model of the area would have been greatly improved if (for example) had a moving example of the inclined plane; a lot more imagination with the exhibits would have... More 

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Shropshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as part of the free open day event. As with all of the Gorge museums, it's is cheaper to buy a passport and visit them all. I would recommend this if you want to view this attraction as it would work out expensive to visit this little museum on its own. There is a model inside which I... More 

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Thank Vivnista
Ruardean, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a visit in the Museum of the Gorge, I felt it very disapointing, the museum lacked interesting stuff, it ok for adults and there an excellent film, not one for the children, was good to see all the flood levels. The gorge is a lovely area to visit, but for the two attractions I visited not happy with. Unless... More 

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Thank John F
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is just about the Severn Gorge presenting the history superbly. The first item is a diorama with clear guidance notes and the standard of model making is frankly magnificent.

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Thank Ron B
Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the model exhibition of the area and the historical film. This is a small building and they have done well to bring it into use.

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Thank averilbrice
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit this area for a while and was not disapointed plenty to see and informative Many resturants catering for a variaty of tastes although parking can be an issue watch out for speeding going in and out of the area

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ment to be a interesting place to see, and a good general introduction to ironbridge but fails IMHO. Much better is the view of the river and free duck and swan feeding outside . Price lets this attraction down , put price down to £3 per adult or £6 a family . I was only pleased because i had a... More 

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