Ironbridge Gorge Museums Blists Hill Victorian Town

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One of the award-winning museums within Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. Step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian life at Blists Hill Victorian Town. 

Explore Victorian shops and cottages, taste authentic food and sweets and join craftspeople demonstrating their trades in this recreated Shropshire town.

Exchange your money in the bank for pounds, shillings and pence, take a ride in the horse and carriage, indulge in some traditional fish and chips and dress up and pose for a memento in the Victorian style photographers. 

Climb aboard the mine train, ride the old-fashioned fairground and let off steam in the Madeley Wood Co. Outdoor Adventure equipped with slides, ziplines, raised walkways and basket swings.

Blists Hill Victorian Town is dog friendly and is the ideal place to enjoy some woodland and canalside walks.

 

Discover Ironbridge Valley of Invention

At Ironbridge Valley of Invention, you will find 10 award-winning museums at a UNESCO World Heritage site:

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Enginuity

Coalport China Museum

Jackfield Tile Museum

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron & The Old Furnace

Darby Houses

Broseley Pipeworks

Museum of The Gorge

Tar Tunnel

The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse

Open your mind and unleash your imagination as you discover the people and places that changed our lives. With fascinating things to explore, space to unwind, experiments to try and creativity to inspire, a visit to Ironbridge will transform the way you see the world.

 

Choose a ticket option to suit you:

The PASS - A super value pass that gives you access to all museum sites for a whole year.

The PASS PLUS - The best value ticket. All the benefits of The PASS plus discounts in our catering outlets and shops, discounts off tickets to special events, fast-track entry and more.

Single tickets - Explore one site on a single day. Upgrade to The PASS or The PASS PLUS for full access. 

PASSes are the best value way to experience all the museums at Ironbridge Valley of Invention for a whole year.

For more information on our ticket prices and to book today head to our ticket page

 

Guide Prices

Choose a ticket option to suit you:

The PASS - A super value pass that gives you access to all museum sites for a whole year.

The PASS PLUS - The best value ticket. All the benefits of The PASS plus discounts in our catering outlets and shops, discounts off tickets to special events, fast-track entry and more.

Single tickets - Explore one site on a single day. Upgrade to The PASS or The PASS PLUS for full access.

For more information on ticket prices and to book your tickets today go to the us the link to our ticket page https://www.ironbridge.org.uk/plan/ticket-prices/

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Age friendly
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Orientation visits available
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair accessible

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Forest Glenn Refreshment Pavilion - Serves a range of different lunch and snack options, including hot & cold refreshments Fried Fish Dealer - Enjoy traditionally cooked fish & chips Welcome Café - Perfect for a quick snack as well as hot and cold refreshments
  • Picnic Site - Enjoy a picnic on the Green outside the Forest Glen refreshment pavilion adjacent to the fairground.

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking available
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - Parking is charged at £1 per hour, with a maximum stay of 5 hours. Paying for parking is done on exit and can be made using one of the parking machines, alternatively you can also pay online 48 hours after your visit for more information on parking at Blists Hill Victorian Town use the following link https://www.ironbridge.org.uk/plan/how-to-get-here/#car-parks

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Major credit cards acceptable

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Group Friendly
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Forest Location - Surrounding Blists Hill Victorian Town is some fantastic woodland ideal for walking and exploring, a picturesque walk along the canal side is also recommended.
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Blists Hill Victorian Town postcode - TF7 5UD

Exit the M54 at junctions 4 and 6. Follow the brown and white tourism signs for Ironbridge Gorge. There are three approach roads into the Ironbridge Gorge, take the appropriate route for the museum of your choice. 

For directions to individual sites and to download a site map click here to the directions page on our website.

Public Transport Directions

For more information on alternative modes of transport to Blists Hill Victorian Town click here to find out more.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums Blists Hill Victorian Town

Type:Museum

Legges Way, Madeley, Ironbridge Gorge, Telford, TF7 5UD
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Opening Times

* Opening times:

Monday - Sunday, 10am-5pm

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