Ironbridge Things to Do

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  • 1. Ironbridge

    Steam engines, cast iron work, printers, plasterers. and all kinds of workshops making "genuine" Victorian articles. It is a great place for adults and children to experience traditional industries at...

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  • 2. BLIST'S HILL VICTORIAN TOWN

    Blists Hill Victorian Town sounded quite good to me, so off we went to find it.We had some trouble, which was a shame, as it meant we didn't have enough time to...

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  • 3. Blists Hill – Victorian Town

    Enter a world from the past, the Town is located on a 52 acre site and is a recreation of Victorian life, even down to obtaining replica pounds, shillings and...

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  • 4. The Ironbridge Gorge Museums

    Within the Gorge there are ten amazing museums to visit including the chance to meet the Victorians at Blists Hill Victorian Town. All ten Ironbridge Gorge...

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  • 5. Visitor Information Centre

    The Visitor Information centre is situated in the Museum of the Gorge and is a good source of items maps and tourist information. Also available for sale within...

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  • 6. Lest We Forget

    War Memorial The Ironbridge memorial is in the form of a figure of a soldier in full marching order, the bronze figure stands atop a square stone plinth, which...

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  • 7. River Severn

    Without the River Severn there would be no Ironbridge, the River Severn at 220 miles long is actually the longest river in the United Kingdom and was used as a...

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  • 8. Blists Hill – Museum of Local Post Office Services

    In 2009 the reconstructed Victorian Post Office was opened in partnership with The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) and tells the important part that the...

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  • 9. Jackfield Tile Museum

    The museum is located in the former factory of Craven Dunnill and company and is filled with rooms of tile displays and scenes including a pub, a butchers shop...

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  • 10. Coalport China Museum

    The museum was home to the famous Coalport China Factory until 1926, now the listed buildings are now filled with the finest examples of the old factory’s work....

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  • 11. Jackfield Tile Museum/Maws Craft Centre

    A great way to spend a few hours.The tile museum had tiles in abundance! Unfortunately the manufacturing part of the museum was closed as we visited on a...

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  • 12. Blists Hill Victorian Town

    A great day out, although we spent 4 hrs here including a lovely lunch. (there are 3 places to get food here)You can get in to the spirit of things and exchange...

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  • 13. Coalport China Museum

    I think that Ironbridge have done a fantastic job with their museums and none more so that the former Coalport china factory now a museum.The museum itself is...

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  • 14. View the namesake bridge.

    OK, if you are in Ironbridge you came to see this, and it is impossible to miss. Take time to walk across it to the little museum (free!), and walk beneath the...

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  • 15. Jackfield Tile Museum

    This is a fine museum. It's built in the buildings of the old tile factory complex and re-creates a comprehensive of an industry that once was prominent in the...

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  • 16. Broseley Pipeworks

    Broseley was once home to one of the most prolific clay tobacco pipe making factories in Britain. The building was left abandoned and untouched in the 1950s...

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  • 17. Tollhouse

    The secrets of how and why the bridge was built are revealed in an exhibition housed in the original Tollhouse on the south side of the Bridge. The tourist...

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  • 18. Jackfield Tile Museum

    Jackfield was once the world centre of the tile industry. In this museum are various tiles produced on site. Staff from the Craven Dunnill Company still produce...

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  • 19. Blists Hill

    Blists Hill is a recreation of an entire Victorian town. It is full of people dressed and acting in ful character going about their daily lives. You can visit...

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  • 20. Enjoy the town and the river.

    This village seemed to have a good supply of shops and businesses. Our stop was early on a Sunday morning so we never did get to go shopping.The river was a...

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  • 21. Hay Incline System

    Blists Hill stands on a high hill over the River Severn. During the 19th century, in order to haul boats from the river up to the town, this system was...

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  • 22. Blists Hill Victorian Town

    Here, alongside long-abandoned factories, is a restored Victorian-era town which serves as an open-air, living history museum. It has both tourist sights and...

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  • 23. Tar Tunnel

    This tunnel was used by miners to extract bitumen. This is a thick, gooey substance, once used to treat ropes and caulk ships. It runs beneath the village of...

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  • 24. Museum of Iron

    Here, next to Abraham Darby's original iron furnace, is an outstanding museum which tells the early history of iron smelting. On display are some fine examples...

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  • 25. The Museum of the Gorge

    This modest museum contains some intricate, detailed models and dioramas showing how the Gorge once looked. It's a fascinating view of the natural and human...

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