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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
+44 1952 433424
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Need Several Days Here

We stayed in Ironbridge (at the Valley Hotel) for four nights giving us three full days to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John D
Welwyn, United Kingdom
Visit with Ironbridge Passport

For many I think this is one of the first places to visit when in Ironbridge, it is a useful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage.
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Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed in Ironbridge (at the Valley Hotel) for four nights giving us three full days to visit the various attractions. Of the museums in the Ironbridge group the Pipe Museum, the Tar Tunnel and the Derby Houses were not open at this time of...More

2  Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

For many I think this is one of the first places to visit when in Ironbridge, it is a useful starting point as gives an insight into the area and its history. As with most of Ironbridge it makes sense to buy the passport to...More

Thank WellingboroughFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of museums - all worth a visit - so it is best to set aside a couple of days to do the site justice. The Victorian town is certainly a must see - but it is better if it is a...More

Thank Clive Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gorge museum gives an insight to how the industrial revolution was very much a part of this area, it gives you films and history of area and lovely views of river, parking is close by and pay and display

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful and historic ironbridge gorge is absolutely worth visiting - apart from the spectacular beauty of the gorge and it's world famous iron bridge. A passport will take you to all the museums we only visited one spending the whole day in the marvelous...More

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a "passport" each which allows us access to lots of museums plus the amazing Blists Hill Victorian Village. Packed with history, lovely displays and museums that were well kept with excellent facilities. A really interesting trip.

Thank MrsMS58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a passport ticket which lasts for 12 months which was just as well as we spent all day in the Blists Hill Village on this occasion. Besides seeing how people lived and worked being able to talk to the "inhabitants" added to the atmosphere....More

Thank everest10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These museums are a treat for those interested in what Britain achieved during the industrial revolution

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the whole day at Blists Hill Victorian town. Fantastic shops (fish and chips in beef dripping highly recommended) volunteers in character very informative. Particularly liked the locksmith and drapery shops. The gentleman in the squatters cottage was fantastic. Could have chatted for much longer,...More

3  Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Really interesting museum and great film, parking nearby and nice walk to the ironbridge. Very informative and I found the time really good. Well worth a visit

Thank Veronica G
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Helen K
23 June 2017|
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Response from 946rachelf | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd need at least two days to do them all. Three if you want to do them properly I'd say.
5 June 2017|
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Mark L
13 April 2017|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
Blist hill is the place that takes up most of the time, the other site can be covered in an hour or so. My advice is to go over a couple of days and to go to Blist Hill on one day and then visit which ever of the other sites... More