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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
+44 1952 433424
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Day two

After our trip to the china museum we had a good visit the display off pottery was beautiful we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Myles G
via mobile
Two For Tea

We visited this attraction last month,it was well worth the visit,well worth the money and the time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan E
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Travellers talk about
“glass blowing” (28 reviews)
“bottle kiln” (13 reviews)
“china museum” (33 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
LOCATION
Coalport, Ironbridge, Telford, England
CONTACT
+44 1952 433424
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"pottery making"
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"youth hostel"
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"on display"
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"glass shop"
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"well worth a visit"
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"tea cups"
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"sound effects"
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"interesting visit"
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"parking ticket"
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"interesting displays"
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Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank Myles G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Maggie1662016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as we had an Ironbridge passport ticket and so decided to make the most of it. I enjoy collecting ceramics but not at all in the style of the items on display but it was very interesting.What made the visit special was the...More

2  Thank JanC377
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We were 1st put off visiting when found adult £25 but it turns out that is for 10 attractions, not just the one, you can also visit as many times as you like in next 12 mths, every day if you wish. If not see...More

1  Thank DrGozeldog
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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so pleased that the family found the Coalport China Museum so interesting and the Annual Passport ticket such good value.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum as part of an inclusive 12 month passport. It is really well presented and a lot more informative and interesting than we expected. The workers were all dedicated people even though a lot of illnesses were brought on by the use...More

1  Thank Hazel W
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HelenaWhite
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
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