Museum of Iron & The Furnace

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Get closer to the metal that makes our world at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron - one of the award-winning museums within Ironbridge Valley of Invention.

Understand the origin of the revolution that launched mass production, changing lives around the world forever. Be inspired by the vision and determination of Abraham Darby I and the extraordinary breadth of objects made from one of the earth’s most abundant elements.

Meet the Darbys, each with their own story to tell and find out more about the Ironfounders.

See intricate examples of Coalbrookdale ironwork including pieces from the legendary great exhibition of 1851, stunning statues, exquisite art castings and interactive exhibits.

Walk across the green stopping to look at the striking Boy & Swan Fountain before casting your eyes on the majestic triangle building which houses the original furnace where Abraham Darby I perfected the world-changing iron smelting technique – the site where iron changed our lives forever.

Guide Prices

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.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Age friendly
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Orientation visits available
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access

COVID-19 Response

  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking available
  • Electric Bike Charging Point
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

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

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

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
  • Min group size numeric qualifier
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Map & Directions

Museum of Iron & The Furnace

Type:Museum

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, TELFORD, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ
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Opening Times

* Summer opening times: 4 April - 9 October 2022 - Monday - Sunday, 10am-5pm

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