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Coalport China Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Interesting History

This is definitely interesting for those with an interest in local history or fine china and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Telford, United Kingdom
Lovely china on display

There is a varied display of china through the centuries and it is very interesting to see the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Chester, United Kingdom
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“bottle kiln”(13 reviews)
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed today

The pottery was beautifully hand done the painting were brilliant, we also watched the glass blowing expertly done and explained at every stage.

Thank Pauline337
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really interesting, beautifully kept,had a free tour around. Staff are really friendly and full of information. Shop has some lovely China to buy also can buy freah from the work room

Thank David g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit seeing how the China is made and the history of Coalport. Worth getting a passport if you intend to visit other places in Ironbridge and if you are a member of English Heritage let them know she you pay as you...More

Thank bobby-kinsuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wealth of wonderful china and glory to see. It is amazing how this has all survived. Managed to buy a sagger for a miniature garden.

Thank Fredthetrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting little place , go with a guide makes it very interesting. Beautiful things to look at a step back in time

Thank topcat152015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely interesting for those with an interest in local history or fine china and antiques. It gives you an understanding of the skills the people require to produce such fine objects, and why much is still sought after.

Thank BobMarshall666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place but like most museums in Telford it is very overpriced for entry, good to visit once but that's about it

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coalport China Museum has a lovely range of hand painted china covering many years of their history. My wife loved it. The only disappointment was the lack of Coalport miniature houses. My wife has eleven that I gave her over various birthdays and I would...More

Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to admit I found the china-making process much more interesting than the finished products. Coalbrookdale Ware, in particular, is simply ghastly. Best aspect of this museum is the opportunity to go inside a bottle kiln, where the firing process is explained cleverly and clearly....More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

There is a varied display of china through the centuries and it is very interesting to see the different styles. The shop is not expensive and you can buy modern day china at a reasonable price (better than the gift shops in the area) There...More

Thank 300CarolS
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23 July 2018|
Response from Derbyshireflyboy | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, google their number and give them a call
21 April 2017|
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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