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Coalport China Museum

Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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A very pleasant museum with the histoy on china and the most beautiful China handmade on site. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
toby17
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england
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Amazing collection of Coalport china, many displays of processes & very helpful staff

We enjoyed our visit to the Coalport china works, as part of our Ironbridge Gorge experience. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sidawat
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Calne, United Kingdom
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Coalport, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very pleasant museum with the histoy on china and the most beautiful China handmade on site. The men that create this glassware are amazing and you can watch them at work.. mind blowing. Definitely worth a visit I.

Thank toby17
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our visit to the Coalport china works, as part of our Ironbridge Gorge experience. The museum is well run with, as would be expected, many Coalport artefacts. It is possible to walk trough a number of kilns in order to see how they...More

Thank Sidawat
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst in the area we visited several museums and some of the chine in this museum had to be seen to be believed.

Thank Laurie02
Reviewed 1 week ago

Following our visit to Blists Hill Victorian Town we came here. We then spent a very interesting time learning how China is decorated. The demonstration was excellent and we all want to visit again.

Thank BillB65
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the day and they close at 4.30 so we only had a quick look around. There is an interesting display showing the fashions in cup shape. Some lovely China in cabinets. The old kiln was fascinating and you can see what...More

Thank U6508PNmaryc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum of the Coalport pottery. There is a free guided tour , its a must you will learn so much more by taking it. the guide is a lovely lady who family worked at the factory, they are demonstrators on an adhoc basis. If you...More

Thank Hairyworf1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lot of pretty things, I want them all! Good to see such a great display of the different types of china, and the different fashions.

Thank Di1920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is well worth a visit, especially for its range and variety of some of the most stunning pottery that you'll ever see. The museum is contained within part of the original Coalport factory and includes galleries accessed from the internal courtyard, and includes...More

Thank C3856CHpeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Coalport Museum was well worth visiting. There was machinery for making the china and the clay used was from the area. In the two toilet blocks were large round object in the middle of the room and we could not work out what they...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not that interested in china but I am interested in social history and so really enjoyed seeing the old buildings, there is a small exhibition on the lives of the china workers as well which was really good, and when I went they were...More

Thank kiera1999
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HelenaWhite
Do we have to pay to visit this museum please? TQ.
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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