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Museum of Royal Worcester

Worcester Porcelain Museum Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
+44 1905 21247
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A very interesting couple of hours

Had a great couple of hours wandering around the museum going through Royal Worcester China from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carl G
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Wells, United Kingdom
Excellent!! Really enjoyed seeing the first period porcelain

I found the museum really nice and it's been recently refurbished with a national lottery grant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samm2017
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Ely, United Kingdom
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“two floors” (11 reviews)
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Worcester Porcelain Museum Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
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+44 1905 21247
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great couple of hours wandering around the museum going through Royal Worcester China from the 1700s up to 21st Century. The history of the people who worked there and how they had to study anatomy and botanical science for 4 years before they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found the museum really nice and it's been recently refurbished with a national lottery grant it's wonderful. The museum has a really nice collection of first period Worcester it was really nice to see. There is a huge collection from 18th - 21st century....More

Thank Samm2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is disappointing for those who have already been to the museum before. It looks almost the same, and now they don't let you take photos!!! I feel like I wasted 6.50 pounds!! Almost no interaction for kids or adults. But if you are going...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Closed for building work when we visited. Their shop has set up next to the guild hall, but stock limited. Worth a look if passing.

2  Thank dean b
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Really did not expect to be entertained but was totally fascinated by the displays and history. Really well worth a visit . Did not have enough time to appreciate everything the first time so had to go back

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This local museum is free, near Foregate railway station, and has a cafe with toilets. The permanent displays are informative to the visitor and well laid out. Good war memorabilia There are also temporary exhibitions which give a new twist to each visit, I particularly...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you have an interest in fine porcelain this is the place for you. The items on show are exquisite, the artistry and detail on this now, unfortunately, unfashionable fine porcelain is superb.

Thank Gillian W
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Here is evidence of a proud industrial base the likes of which embraces art and craft from Worcesters past. It is an experience that allows a taste of why Worcester was a top producer of valuable porcelain. It is one of the 'must not miss'...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Please be aware that the Museum is currently closed for refurbishment as from 1st Nov2017, until next May, as we found out today when we turned up. The website was not operational just before we went so had no idea.

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

An excellent clean exhibition in glass cabinets of stupendous products from The Factory over 200 years with numerous fancy Royal Quality and Mega rare editions. No live demonstrations of the current process were available however and the quality of the china seems to have considerably...More

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wendybombard
28 March 2016|
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Response from Caroline E | Property representative |
The Museum is open March to October Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm and November to February Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm. The easiest way to get to us from London by public transport is by train to Worcester Forgate Street or... More
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lizburgess157
10 March 2015|
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Response from Caroline E | Property representative |
The Museum does not have their own car park however there is plenty of pay and display parking adjacent to the Museum. The closest being street parking on Severn Street (max 2h) and Kings Street Car Park. We offer free coach... More
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