Museum of Royal Worcester

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The Museum of Royal Worcester houses the world's largest collection of Worcester Porcelain. An informative and entertaining audio tour,featuring Henry Sandon MBE and skilled Royal Worcester craftsmen, tells the story of the factories history, its talented workforce and everyday life. The audio tour is free with entry and a Fascinating Facts Trail combines to make the museum a family favourite.

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Opening hours

Summer Opening Times:
1 March - 31 October
Monday - Saturday
10.00am - 5.00pm

Winter Opening Times:
1 November - 29 February
Monday - Saturday
10.30am - 4.00pm

Sundays, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Admission charges

Adults: £6.00
Concessions: £5.00
Children under 15 FREE

The Worcester Porcelain Museum houses the world's largest collection of Worcester Porcelain. The ceramic collections, archives and records of factory production, form the primary resource for the study of Worcester porcelain and its history. The Worcester Porcelain Museum cares for over 10,000 objects made between 1751 and the present day. A digital database is being compiled to provide world-wide access to information about this fascinating collection.

Collection details

Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Dr Wall
  • Flight and Barr
  • Chamberlain
  • Grainger
  • Hadley
  • Royal Worcester
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Valentine rose

Valentine Rose Workshop

  • 11 February 2017 1-3pm

Create your own unique Valentine rose under the expert guidance of former factory worker Avril Pulley and come away with an everlasting flower. The workshop takes place on Saturday 11th February between 1 – 3pm and tickets are £10 per rose. All materials are provided on the day. Pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited.

Suitable for

  • Any age




Henry Sandon MBE

Identification Day with Henry Sandon MBE

  • 18 February 2017 10am-2pm

Identification Day with Henry Sandon MBE

World famous ceramics expert Henry Sandon MBE, Museum Patron, will identify and value ceramic pieces brought in by the general public on Saturday 18 February 2017. Because of his immense popularity, there is a limit of two items per family.

Henry, who frequently appears on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, will be joined by Master Gilder Ken Russell who will demonstrate his skills in the galleries.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Normal museum entry applies at £6.00 for adults and £5.00 for concessions.


Weird and Wonderful at the Porcelain Museum

  • 20 — 24 February 2017

Explore the weird, wonderful and downright bizarre at the Porcelain Museum this half term, with object handling and trails featuring our strangest objects! Normal entry fee applies.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adult £6.00
Concession £5.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £15.00


Museum of Royal Worcester
Severn Street




01905 21247

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