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Jackfield Tile Museum

Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LJ, England
+44 1952 882030
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What a lot of tiles!

This Museum was part of our 10 Museum Annual Pass and each museum is so different to visit. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vivEngland
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Preston, United Kingdom
The ordinary and the over the top

A fascinating place showing the functional and decorative use of tiles. Some are very plain whilst... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Marilyn S
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum was part of our 10 Museum Annual Pass and each museum is so different to visit. You can read about the different companies in Jackfield who made tiles and also learn about the different ways of making them and how the patterns are...More

Thank vivEngland
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

A fascinating place showing the functional and decorative use of tiles. Some are very plain whilst others are so ornate as to be over the top! We appreciated the artistry whilst at times finding the actual tiles much too ornate. There are steps which can...More

Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

You can't imagine tiles could be interesting until you visit this museum. Fascinating. Some needlework ladies in our party took photos to try and recreate some of the designes in applique or needlepoint. Calm and relaxing place with good labels and information. As usual a...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful immersion in the history and process of tile making alongside a stunning array of styles and colours. Well worth a visit and seconds shop has wonderful tiles at great prices. On a cold rainy May Day the museum was warm and very interesting,...More

1  Thank Artyonetwo
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

It was really interesting to see the development of tile making in the 19th century and learn about the processes. However, I felt that it was not really sufficiently explained which tile making process applied to which tile and there were a LOT of tiles...More

1  Thank Sian W
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

We visited on the Monday before we were due to come home. Unfortunately we did not allow enough time to look round the whole site, which was a shame as it was really interesting. The tile displays, particularly the ones associated with butchers shops reminded...More

Thank jean m
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

The tile painting does not require paying entrance to the museum. Tiles are charged at a very reasonable rate, you are not rushed and staff are knowledgeable, helpful, encouraging and attentive! FULL MARKS!!! However... take a picnic!!! The cafe is either understaffed or staffed with...More

Thank THEBAHOWARD
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Not so much to do here , but it is included in your ticket price for all museums. Lots of tiles to look at .

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Excellent. Really enjoyed this visit, some absolutely beautiful tiles that told a story. Spent much longer here than intended. We bought a multi ticket for various locations so not sure of prices etc.

1  Thank Sem108
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

We really enjoyed the tile museum and spent quite a long time there - there are lots of lovely tiles to see as well as rooms decorated with tiles and an underground tunnel wall - lots of information about the manufacture of the tiles and...More

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