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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

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Address: Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AW, England
Phone Number: +44 1952 433424
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This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled,...

This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage.

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Interesting but expensive

Visited Ironbridge just for the day in November 2016. There are about six museums in total that are spread around the area and you can buy an annual pass for £25. I was only... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Ironbridge just for the day in November 2016. There are about six museums in total that are spread around the area and you can buy an annual pass for £25. I was only visiting for the day so didn't want to buy the annual pass and paid £4.95 for the Gorge Museum. For a one off the museum is... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum which is also the tourist information office today. It was two rooms, with hardly anything in them, and you had to pay £4.95 each for entry for an adult, my advice don't bother.

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed looking round the museum today but not too much to see inside. The building itself was beautiful and was interesting to see how high the water levels have been in times gone by.

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Thank Denartes
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a long weekend in the area and visited several museums. Most of them are maybe an hour to look round, which is great for kids or people who are bored easily. We got a "passport" which you stamp at each museum, and it's a lot cheaper than paying separately even for two museums. This is £25, and Victorian town... More 

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Thank beckabock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seen lots of exhibitions here but the model If the industry in the Severn valley is amazing and just shows how the industrial revolution happened. Fantastic!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ironbridge is certainly a unique place with authentic shops and you really feel that you have gone back in time. I particularly liked the Victorian bakery, the Doctor's house, Bank,the restaurant and fairground to name but a few. A somewhat over complicated price structure but basically At £25 for an adult and £68 for a family it does not come... More 

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Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Telford in may and went to the Victorian Village. In order to do that we purchased a "Passport" which allowed us access to all of the museums as many times as we liked for a whole year. AND if we had missed any we can go once at any time in the future to visit that attraction.... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My review isn't on the museum, but THE BRIDGE over the river and the village around it...you have to pay for the Museum (I believe) but not the rest. Good place for those enthusiastic photographers, good place for history and nostalgia. Well worth seeing (my 2nd visit) plus a good number of shops including vintage and charity ones

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The victorian town is an absolute must for those interested in photography. Backgrounds match subjects for the right era and the staff who dress in period are always happy to pose for you. Buy the yearly ticket which allows for unlimited visits. Be aware that you will have to pay for special event days.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have reviewed individual attractions so will avoid repetition. Just to say that the annual passport is amazing value - we paid £18 per head online and for that we could visit all 10 attractions for a year and beyond - a real bargain.

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