Museum of The Gorge

Museum of The Gorge
The Wharfage
Ironbridge
Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7NH
England

Website

www.ironbridge.org.uk/our_attractions/museum_of_the_gorge/

E-mail

Visitor Information Centre

tic@ironbridge.org.uk

Telephone

Visitor Information Centre

01952 433 424

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Museum of The Gorge beside the River Severn
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Understand more about the history of the Ironbridge Gorge and discover why, as a World Heritage Site, it ranks alongside the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal in its importance in world history.
Located in a Gothic-style warehouse the Museum of the Gorge provides a fascinating insight into the history of the Ironbridge Gorge and is a great place to start your visit to the area.
• The whole family will enjoy viewing what life was like in the Gorge in 1796 with the help of a giant 12 metre long model. Spot a Royal carriage crossing the Iron Bridge, the cargo on a Severn Trow and a tiny figure toiling in a coalmine.
• Watch a film explaining the area’s history and discover why the Gorge was made a World Heritage Site
• Discover more about the area using interactive computers
• Brass rubbings are great fun for children
• Take a look at local iron products including the switchgear from a 1920s power station

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Open daily from 10am until 5pm

Closed: 24 & 25 December and 01 January

Admission charges

Adult £3.75, 60 Plus £3.10 and Children £2.45
Passport for all of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums - Adult £22.50, 60 Plus £18.25, Children £14.75 and Family £61.50 (2A & 3C)

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • English Heritage
Getting there

The Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford town centre in Shropshire. Take junction 4 or junction 6 off the M54. Follow brown and white signs to Ironbridge Gorge.

For the Museum of the Gorge follow signs for Ironbridge Museums.

Collection details

Inland Waterways

Getting there

The Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford town centre in Shropshire. Take junction 4 or junction 6 off the M54. Follow brown and white signs to Ironbridge Gorge.

For the Museum of the Gorge follow signs for Ironbridge Museums.

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