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Iron and Ironfounders

Good collection , excellent graphics and explanations . Very poor weather so unable to comfortably... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Salford, United Kingdom
A little disappointed

We got an information sheet that explained about the furnace remains within the grounds. This was... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum as we had the 10 attraction Passport for Ironbridge, having one of these is the most economic way to visit the Ironbridge museums. This museum is set over 3 floors and is a very static experience, with much reading and a few...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Orwelian
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Some interesting information and posters but very wordy and static. Particularly enjoyed the social context of the Darby family. Lots of iron objects to look at but one iron cooking pot mostly looks like another. Blists hill watching the sand molding process was insightful but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Ironbridge gorge is all about......you guessed it iron! The museum has lots of facts and figures about iron making. It’s one of the museums included in the Passport joint ticket and is a little way from Ironbridge itself. A shuttle bus does run in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

Good collection , excellent graphics and explanations . Very poor weather so unable to comfortably visit the original furnace new facilities under construction

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank roystonf
Reviewed January 20, 2019

This museum seemed long on text (though the text was extremely well-presented) and fairly short on exhibits. I seem to remember, on a visit 10 years ago, a delightful 3-D model of the whole area. A video about the ironmaking process would also have helped....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We went to Ironbridge perhaps not realising the size of the place arriving around lunchtime. We parked in the centre and having called in at the information point decided to have a walk over the Ironbridge and visit the tollhouse. We decided we would only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tyke35
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited here at the end of the day - maybe we were tired as we found the place a bit boring- some interesting items but nothing special.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 100brentw
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and lots to do and see , children very happy and so were the adults. Planning on visiting again soon

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Caroline E
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We got an information sheet that explained about the furnace remains within the grounds. This was interesting. There was a free talk about it too but we didn't have time for this. I was expecting more types of different metal products. What was there was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank curlytail55
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Loved visiting and the whole story of the Darby family. Model of the iron bridge was especially interesting as the real thing is covered in protective layers whilst being repainted. The impressive iron table with the 4 dogs for legs was well worth seeing. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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John W
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Response from kiera1999 | Reviewed this property |
We also ate from the van parked outside Enginuity, behind the Museum of Iron. We had sandwiches crisps drinks and biscuits and the food was quite adequate. There weren't enough chairs and tables though so we had to sit on... More