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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
+44 1952 433424
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Fabulous china.

Worth a visit to see how English china became so coveted by those who could afford it. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
7blackdog7
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Some lovely China

Visited the museum with our Annual Pass – it is very interesting to have a look round with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vivEngland
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Preston, United Kingdom
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“glass blowing” (28 reviews)
“bottle kiln” (13 reviews)
“china museum” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
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+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit to see how English china became so coveted by those who could afford it. Very talented craftsmen and many talented artistic women helped build this brand.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the museum with our Annual Pass – it is very interesting to have a look round with a lot of information including being able to see a lot of the crockery/ceramics with lovely tea sets and vases and read about how the different colours...More

Thank vivEngland
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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you found the Coalport China Museum so interesting and informative.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff opened at 10 and was our first stop of the day. China on display was lovely. I learnt a lot but found it lacking in hands on things to do. Was great watching the glass blower, and the man making the clay boxes...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After our trip to the china museum we had a good visit the display off pottery was beautiful we spoke to kate cadman who made our trip excellent will go again

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We visited this attraction last month,it was well worth the visit,well worth the money and the time and effort to go.we did all three in one go as they were all together.The Tar tunnel,not much to see and also the Incline,same thing there,Anyway back to...More

Thank Alan E
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Well we all have or use china in some form or another but this place really brought home the development over the years. A great many of the pieces on show where highly decorated and very delicate - NOT dishwasher proof by any means. The...More

Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This a a very specific museum dedicated to Coalport China. It is based in the place where the China was made so it is very atmospheric. There are opportunities to discuss with painters and to walk inside the bottle kilns. As part of the general...More

Thank MarpleTraveller
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was ok if you were interested in their China. We toured the museum and work shops, but only found a couple of artisans at work. No sure if they have have more demonstrations on week days. It was very peaceful and easy to park...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

It is many years since I have last visited the museum and since then it has had a "make-over". It really is very good. Excellent displays - china could be a bit boring BUT here it is made really exciting. I was most impressed with...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum passport and another informative museum pitched at the right level for children and adults.

Thank Lin M
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HelenaWhite
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Response from Claire B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a charge...and for parking too..but both are quite low
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