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Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

| Coalbrookdale, Telford, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433424
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industrial archaeology at its best

We dropped in with no expectations and came out two hours later astonished and inspired to find out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nelski698
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London, United Kingdom
Good visit

Had a few days off work and headed up this way for a look around the museums, really enjoyed it and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bilbobagins
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leicester
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| Coalbrookdale, Telford, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge Gorge, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in with no expectations and came out two hours later astonished and inspired to find out more. The tour with a guide was well worth it. This whole area holds history in the palm of its hand. Dont miss the view of the...More

Thank Nelski698
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few days off work and headed up this way for a look around the museums, really enjoyed it and a great trip out, ideal location too

Thank bilbobagins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Museum of Iron? Taking a 10-year-old? Got to be boring, yeah? Well---this is a wonderful place to visit.... Three floors of the Museum itself, first. The building itself is beautiful---a reclaimed industrial building with white painted beams and red carpets,all surmounted by an impressive...More

Thank 689malcolmb
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Having recently visited his museum on my own, my husband and I returned together as I had been so disappointed with the updated version. On arrival we found that the car parking fee had been increased to a massive £3. Double in a very short...More

Thank Edna S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We really enjoyed the outside exhibits at this museum, most interesting. There is quite a lot of reading inside the museum but some very interesting exhibits and we found it one of the more interesting museums to visit.

Thank kaff_12
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review, it was great to read that you found your visit so interesting. We hope that you will come back again soon and visit some of our other museums.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Good stuff here. Explains iron making process and s range of things made from iron. Something for everyone and s nice shop at the end.

Thank Kingofgeography
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A fantastic look at how Ironbridge and surrounding areas came about very informative but lots and lots of reading but all very interesting

Thank Martin R
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review, it was great to read that you enjoyed your visit and found the museum so interesting.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We really enjoyed looking at the old ironworks outside the museum, however we were disappointed by the actual museum. There was lots of information, but not presented in an interesting way and really, just lots of iron items to look at. It was very clean...More

Thank Lisa R
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. If you would like to discuss your conerns in any more detail, please feel free to contact us via our website.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We spent an hour and half wondering around this museum. It had loads of artefacts to study which were really interesting and well laid out. It had a slightly confusing layout as you are supposed to view the ground floor first, then go all the...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review We were glad to read that you enjoyed your visit and have noted your comments about the layout. We will see what we can do to make the route clearer for our visitors.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

It must be 20 years since I visited the Museum of Iron. I was enthralled by the vast array of exhibits on display produced during the "age of iron". I was very disappointed on a recent return visit to find that many of the exhibits...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Public Relations Manager at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review. It was good to read that you enjoyed your visit and we have noted your additional thoughts, which we will keep in mind as we plan for the future. You will be glad to read that a new cafe will...More

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Mobile In Enginuity,Plenty Of Public Houses Nearby, Or Ironbridge Itself . All Within two Miles
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