Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalport China Museum

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One of the award-winning museums within Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. Marvel at spectacular creations, exquisite ceramics and extraordinary craftsmanship at Coalport China Museum.

Discover the place that created some of the world’s finest china and sent it around the globe to grace the tables of queens, tsars and princes.

See exquisite pieces in the original factory and beautiful examples of Coalport and Caughley china, including the largest piece of Coalport china ever made.  Watch daily demonstrations of sagger-making and pottery painting, talk to skilled craftspeople and step inside a bottle kiln.  

 

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 tickets today use the following link to our ticket page https://www.ironbridge.org.uk/plan/ticket-prices/

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Age friendly
  • Audio described
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Wheelchair accessible

Catering

  • Picnic Site - Seating and a small picnic area can be found off the yard area.

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - The approximate visit time for Coalport China Museum is 1.5 hours.
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • Major credit cards acceptable
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Village Location

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

Coalport China Museum postcode - TF8 7HT

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 Coalport China Museum click here to find out more.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalport China Museum

Type:Museum

High Street, Coalport, Ironbridge Gorge, Telford, TF8 7HT
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Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Award - Gold Green Tourism Award - Gold

Opening Times

* Coalport China Museum opening times:

Monday to Sunday, 10am-5pm

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