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Coalport china was based here before it was bought and moved to Stoke on Trent. They have quite a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SallyB69
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Historical interest

Learn how china was made. watch it being made and purchase items at a low price The methods of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TonyT68
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Hythe Kent
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Reviewed yesterday

Looking at all of the China made here really is something, the amount of people who worked here, from the beginning to end of China making, some of the designs, children can go into the workshops and paint their own. A momento of a day...More

Thank Hawthorne21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having bought the iron bridge passport visited this museum on the way past - it was really informative with a great guide too - so much about the China industry that you don't know including their use of child labour - well worth a visit

Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coalport china was based here before it was bought and moved to Stoke on Trent. They have quite a good archive of cups and patterns as well as a kiln you can go inside.

Thank SallyB69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn how china was made. watch it being made and purchase items at a low price The methods of firing the clay were interesting

Thank TonyT68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coalport China isn't my kind of taste but the museum is fascinating in explaining the whole process, from start to finish. Guides very knowledgable and there are special sessions for children to get very involved. Staff very friendly and with the beautiful buildings and very...More

Thank JoLo5414
Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable and interesting visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting displays and audible information is available on the history of this industry. My 10 year eld enjoyed paining a money box and plaque (at a cost) and looking around the various buildings (cone etc) Activities available for younger children too (colouring sheets). Lovely shop...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited today with my sister, partner (all in 50’s) and father (81) and we all felt very let down and disappointed. After having had a really good day at Blist Village yesterday we decided to visit another museum in the area today before coming...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We were glad to read that you enjoyed your visit to Blists Hill Victorian Town but were concerned to read your comments about Coalport China Museum. Coalport China Museum is a very different experience from Blists Hill and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would strongly recommend taking a guided tour. Not being particularly interested in china, I found the lady who took us around the museum made the visit completely fascinating. Her father had worked at Coalport as a young boy until it closed in 1926 and...More

1  Thank Taxidiotissa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Coalport but I felt a little let down, I did expect to see people demonstrating how they made their wares but there was a distinct lack of staff, just a few moulds with written explanations of what happens. I think we may have...More

1  Thank dormers5
Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you found Coalport China Museum interesting, however we are sorry to read that there were no demonstrators on site. We understand the disappointment this must have caused. There are usually demonstrations every day and we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful informed and friendly staff. The people doing the displays obvioulsy loved their jobs. Well worth a visit

Thank Wendot
Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Coalport China Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable visit and that you found the staff so welcoming and friendly.

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