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Broseley Clay Pipe Museum

Duke street | Broseley, Telford TF12 5PU, England
+44 1952 882714
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Fascinating

This is a lovely little museum dedicated to the clay tobacco pipe industry. The building in which... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sian W
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Northampton, United Kingdom
stepping back in time

what a wonderful little place. Of all the Ironbridge museums this is the best. You walk through the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David P
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Duke street | Broseley, Telford TF12 5PU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely little museum dedicated to the clay tobacco pipe industry. The building in which it is situated is one of the last to produce clay pipes in the country as they were replaced by briar pipes (which were less breakable and easier...More

Thank Sian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a wonderful little place. Of all the Ironbridge museums this is the best. You walk through the door and immediately step back in time. the majority of the building is as it was it closed. Brilliant

Thank David P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

From the car park the pipeworks was not how I expected it from the outside. To look round the museum you go on a guided tour in small groups which is great as you get the facts on quite a personal basis. It is incredible...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This factory was abandoned in 1960 after the death of the owner in 1957. The contents remained untouched until Ironbridge Museums purchased the site in 1991. You are only able to visit twice a day with tours @ 1.30 and 3pm. These tours last 45...More

1  Thank Arden24
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Located in Brosely near IronBridge They only do Two Escorted Visits per day,one at 1;30 and one at 3;0.The reason this happens is due to the works being old and parts in need of repair,so you need to be escorted round .Mind you Janis told...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On our doorstep we decided to have a look Museum was just as when the workers had left it on the last shift. Informative and very interesting Reasonable entry fee and little gift shop Can purchase a pass for all museums in the Gorge

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Only some areas can be accessed without being in a guided tour. Their website does not mention it - I even checked after having been told. Unfortunately we got there one hour and a half before the next tour and went on our own where...More

1  Thank jcrossBdV
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Now I love pipes of all sorts and the clay museum does not disappointed. Initially I was dubious of going to Broseley owing to its reputation of extreme violence to anyone, however; this is clearly a myth as everyone I met was extremely polite, helpful...More

Thank Lee V
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Possibly would not hold attention young children very long but for anyone past twelve an interesting insight into local industry .Together with working conditions in the past .It is a time capsule and a miracle it has survived intact - well worth dropping by to...More

1  Thank 1066rob
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic little gem and worth a visit even for those doubting the relevance or questioning how interesting such a place could be. The times you can access are limited but it is worthwhile having the knowledge of the guide. The real value...More

Thank LushFG
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