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Jackfield Tile Museum

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This museum is located in what was once a workplace...the layout of exhibits is excellent and easy... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Sue C
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Much more interesting than I'd imagined

Without the passport giving entry to all ten Ironbridge museums we might well not have visited... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

This museum is located in what was once a workplace...the layout of exhibits is excellent and easy to read storyboards give interesting information about this trade..Some of the displays are in room settings which adds interest. Staff very welcoming and friendly...well worth a trip especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Without the passport giving entry to all ten Ironbridge museums we might well not have visited, thinking Victorian tiles were not really my 'thing', but like everything else in Ironbridge, we were surprised how interesting and beautiful some of these tiles were. Jackfield was once...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum. There is so much to look at including the largest collection of tiles I’ve ever seen. I liked the mock up rooms showing all different styles of tiles. It was extra nice as we got there when it opened so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheRelfster
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We spent a number of hours visiting this museum. The quality of craftsmanship involved in producing the large pictures such as the animals on the wall of the butchers shop is amazing. The museum shows the tile maker's art at it's best. The layout of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ron T
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Do allow the suggested 90 minutes to really enjoy this museum. The displays have been arranged well, so that you can take your time admiring each section as you walk through. There's lots the see, but there is no sense of too much being crammed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian A
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This Museum was part of our 10 Museum Annual Pass and each museum is so different to visit. You can read about the different companies in Jackfield who made tiles and also learn about the different ways of making them and how the patterns are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 14 May 2018

A fascinating place showing the functional and decorative use of tiles. Some are very plain whilst others are so ornate as to be over the top! We appreciated the artistry whilst at times finding the actual tiles much too ornate. There are steps which can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank minimar123
Reviewed 12 May 2018

You can't imagine tiles could be interesting until you visit this museum. Fascinating. Some needlework ladies in our party took photos to try and recreate some of the designes in applique or needlepoint. Calm and relaxing place with good labels and information. As usual a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fred_and_O
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

A wonderful immersion in the history and process of tile making alongside a stunning array of styles and colours. Well worth a visit and seconds shop has wonderful tiles at great prices. On a cold rainy May Day the museum was warm and very interesting,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

It was really interesting to see the development of tile making in the 19th century and learn about the processes. However, I felt that it was not really sufficiently explained which tile making process applied to which tile and there were a LOT of tiles...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from Taxidiotissa | Reviewed this property |
There are workshops during the school summer holidays where you can make a tile, Tuesdays to Fridays until 31st August.