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Dudson Museum

The Dudson Centre Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5DD, England
+44 1782 819337
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What a great museum!

Warm welcome, super nice staff. Anyone coming from the Potteries will appreciate this place and its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jacksonleila996
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Bottle Kiln

Housed in the Bottle Kiln in the centre of the old factory this is a good place to wile away an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom M
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Andover, United Kingdom
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“bottle kiln” (10 reviews)
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The Dudson Centre Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5DD, England
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+44 1782 819337
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Reviewed yesterday

Warm welcome, super nice staff. Anyone coming from the Potteries will appreciate this place and its history.

Thank jacksonleila996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housed in the Bottle Kiln in the centre of the old factory this is a good place to wile away an hour without spending anything (unfortunately my wife did not get the memo)

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Well, I discovered this place after attending counselling (in the opposite building) for assaults on me and my relationship breakdown, forced separation from my children. It is comprised of various organisations and is a warm, welcoming venue. The staff at the museum were most pleasant...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This unique resource is a stones throw from the middle of Hanley and shame on me for not visiting sooner. We had the pleasure of meeting Kim whose enthusiasm was infectious and knowledge extensive. Thank you Kim and Dudsons for affording this fascinating glimpse into...More

Thank Si365
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I have recently visited the Dudson Museum twice in as many weeks whilst attending courses at the Dudson Centre. As other reviewers have said, it is small but interesting and is housed in the original bottle kiln from the time when Dudson operated on that...More

Thank Gabrielle H
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Dudson make the crockery for many restaurants. The quality is excellent. The Factory Outlet is a must for bargain hunters.

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I first visited the museum 2 years ago when I returned to Stoke.on.Trent after living in Derbyshire for 10 years. It is a lovely museum, the lady on the desk is very informative and it is free to visit! I keep returning so please go...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Small museum. Very knowledgable lady working there who was also friendly and helpful. Off the beaten track. Needs to be advertised more. History of Dudson pottery which is still owned and run by the Dudsun family. Puts other pottery manufacturers to shame. Well worth a...More

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Dudson Museum, free to visit, is located inside the shell of an old bottle oven. It's a real hidden gem for the pottery enthusiast, and includes all sorts of surprises.

1  Thank Gervase C
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you have ever wondered what a bottle oven looked like from inside, visit the Dudson Centre and look inside this one.

1  Thank NewSanta
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