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Blists Hill Victorian Town

Legges Way, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF7 5DU, England
+44 1952 433424
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Back in Time!

This was my second visit and enjoyed this visit much better!! It was as drizzly day but it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grannypiglet
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Birmingham
Great even with no kids

We visited here on a cloudy winters day to pass a couple of hours away. Found it very well done... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
HchyGirl
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England
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This reconstructed Victorian mining town is one of the best of its kind in England.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (291 reviews)
“blists hill” (471 reviews)
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Legges Way, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF7 5DU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second visit and enjoyed this visit much better!! It was as drizzly day but it was great. If you want your first stop is the bank to change your money to £ s d! The banker explains to the children or adults....More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for such a great review- It sounds like the family had a great time. We hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a cloudy winters day to pass a couple of hours away. Found it very well done and interesting to wonder round looking at a by gone age. Would be eben better in the summer and if you take children there is...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. As you say its wonderful in the winter, but we hope you return in the summer.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was very disappointed. Was hoping for an interactive day where staff were in character and explained their various roles, to create an interactive learning experience; Sadly this was not the case. There was little to no engagement and any information very basic. Contrast this to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My 3 boys ( 13, 11, 7 years) weren't looking forward to spending a day in a museum, but time and time again told me how great the place was. Thought we would only spend a couple of hours there but ended up spending th...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impressed from the minute we walked through the doors till we walked out Staff were great and full of information that you wouldn’t normally get Loved the eye to detail and how realistic it was Shortbread from the bakery was just amazing Was very...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely place. We couldn't help compare it to Beamish as we've been going there for years. The exhibits were great, everyone we met was friendly, and the chips were the best I've ever tasted! My advice is to take your boots, as some...More

Thank twinmummy X
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Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you liked the chips- we love them too.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out lots to do and see. Ideal for families picnic areas available to keep costs down. Cafe's also available reasonably priced. Staff very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. All day parking available very cheap. Annual passes great value we will be returning...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great day out went on a cold February day with our two grand children but you could easily dodge the light rain Very disappointed the cash machine was not working on site so had limited cash spoilt our day you could use your card in...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely trip. We arrived around 13.45 and didn't realise there would be so much to do. We will have to return as we couldn't fit it all in. £3 for all day parking but the machine only takes pound coins or fifty pences. Recommended taking...More

Thank amazingantz
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went as a child so I wasn’t sure if it was going to be as good as I member. Definitely a good day out for family’s with young children

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Laura T
21 February 2018|
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Response from _eveandjez | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it will be fine May be an idea to phone them and ask. their number is 01952 433424
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Leslie Joy Q
28 December 2017|
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Response from Jennifer W | Reviewed this property |
I do not know when they open for the summer season but am sure it will tell you on the website. Easter is the end of March but don't know if they open before that
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nusha
23 November 2017|
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Response from Glenyce54 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree about staying at the top level....however if you do venture downhill to see the school(which was really important for us as our great aunt taught in it when it was located in Stirchly)....there is an inclinator... More
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