Etruria Industrial Museum

Etruria Industrial Museum
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Etruria Industrial Museum is the last steam-powered potters' mill in Britain. The mill is 'in steam' seven times a year when the 1903 boiler is fired and historic machinery can be seen working. Situated on the canal, the museum also offers a family-friendly interactive exhibition.

The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Only open specfic weekends for 'Steamings'. Please check website for details of steaming dates.

Admission charges

Adult £3;
Concessions £2;
Family £6.50, under 5's and wheelchair users free.

The entire collections of Etruria Industrial Museum are Designated Collections of national importance.

Collection details

Social History, Science and Technology, Inland Waterways, Industry, Archives, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
  • steam engine
  • cannal
  • narrow boat
  • beam engine
  • princess
  • boat
  • boat festival
  • barge
  • industrial
  • bone
  • mill
  • flint
  • shirleys bone mill
  • workshops
  • education
  • tours
  • tea room
  • gift shop
  • lift access
  • free parking
  • Etruria Industrial Museum
  • re-enactments
  • festivals
  • boiler
  • 1857
  • steamings

Etruria Industrial Museum
Lower Bedford Street




01782 233 144


01782 233 145

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.