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Jackfield Tile Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Yes, dear. As you say, dear. I have no interest in tiles, dear.

Wrong, wrong and thrice wrong!!! I thought I had no interest in tiles, but about 2 hours later I... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Dafydd M
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Wonderful Place!

Jackfield was the tile production capital of the world in the 18th century producing not only the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
RobSwindon69
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Wrong, wrong and thrice wrong!!! I thought I had no interest in tiles, but about 2 hours later I was proven totally, absolutely, completely and 100% wrong. The place is utterly fascinating, with artwork and craftsmanship that is unbelievable, but yet it happened. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dafydd M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Jackfield was the tile production capital of the world in the 18th century producing not only the highest volume of decorative tiles, using an innovative range of industrial techniques, but also tiles that were second to none in terms of quality and design. Great to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Do not miss the opportunity to visit this extraordinary museum dedicated to the Art and History of tile manufacture. Situated in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge, the Jackfield Factory is the home of British tile making. The donation of a breathtaking collection of tiles by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Derek W
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Set in a wonderful Victorian tile factory they have equipped offices and rooms in that period. There are many delightful tiles to illustrate the colours. Some of the tile work was so impressive. The museum does not seem to have much to hold the attention...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 15 October 2018

If you're interested in the decorative arts, tile-making, or industrial history etc, then this museum is definitely worth a visit. It's really well presented, with lots of different galleries thoughtfully displayed in original factory buildings. It feels authoritative without being stuffy and there are some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely day out here! The staff were all very friendly and there was lots to do. All very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan R
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Two quick moans, parking charges (see my Blists Hill review), and why did we have to go and dig out someone to open up more than ten minutes after the advertised opening time. Now this place is interesting if you are into tiles and/or art...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FluffyTBear
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Hidden away in Shropshire this small but beautiful museum is a great way to wile away a few hours. Discover the history of Shropshire’s tile and influence. Lots to look at, plenty of crafting activities to do as well for your budding artists ! Part...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vcollier
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Don’t rely on SatNav to take you to this museum, ours took us to a Wesleyan Church half a mile away. Not as interesting as the China Museum but it shows that one can make other items out of clay rather than china.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I found this small museum much more interesting than expected. One forgets how universally tiles were (and are) used. Highlights included the tile frieze rescued from a Ripon (North Yorkshire) butcher's and a mock-up of Covent Garden's Tube station. Plenty of stunning historical designs to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew G
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katherinelhughes
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There are workshops during the school summer holidays where you can make a tile, Tuesdays to Fridays until 31st August.
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