Ironbridge Gorge Museums & Attractions
THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
10 award-winning attractions in a World Heritage Site.
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Rocket yourself back to the age of steam and see life more than 100 years ago!
Would you crumble in an earthquake? Can you really get electricity from a pond? It’s time to find out…
Jackfield Tile Museum
Discover the skills, artistry and craft behind the tiles that helped to decorate Victorian Britain.
Coalport China Museum
See brilliant examples of Coalport and Caughley china as well as traditional ceramic decorating in these former china factory buildings.
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Coalbrookdale changed the world forever. Discover how at the Museum of Iron where trails, galleries and interactives bring to life the world that iron made.
Museum of The Gorge
Get lost in the detail of a 12-metre model and catch a film explaining how this area became the most industrious place in the world.
Time to explore how ‘the other half’ lived during the 18th & 19th centuries at the Darby Family homes – Rosehill House and Dale House.
Tar still oozes through the brickwork of this bitumen spring, accidentally struck by 18th century miners.
The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse
Walk across the first ever cast-iron bridge, built in 1779 across the River Severn. Marvel at its true strength and delicate beauty.
Step into a time capsule – a former clay tobacco pipe factory exactly as it was when workers left in the 1950s.