Wedgwood Museum and World of Wedgwood

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Wedgwood Museum
Trace over 250 years of ground-breaking design and production and discover Josiah Wedgwood’s lasting influence on industry and society. This award winning museum houses a UNESCO protected collection of huge historic and cultural significance.

World of Wedgwood
The World of Wedgwood is a unique visitor experience celebrating the very best of British industrial and design heritage. Experience Wedgwood for the day through shopping, food and visitor tours.

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

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
10am to 5pm

Saturday and Sunday
10am to 4pm

Admission charges

Free of charge.


  • Museums Association
  • English Heritage

The entire collection of the Wedgwood Museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

The holdings of the Wedgwood Museum contain Wedgwood ceramic and related manufacturing objects, together with manuscripts and paintings.

Collection details

Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
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Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Wedgwood Museum

  • 10 — 12 September 2015

Enjoy one of the finest ceramics collections in the world with a visit to the award-winning Wedgwood Museum. Home to the Wedgwood Collection, one of the most important industrial and ceramics archives in the world, displaying over 3000 artefacts, visitors are invited to browse the exhibits dating back to 1759 when Josiah Wedgwood founded the company.

The experience is set in 240 acres of Staffordshire countryside, and combines an array of engaging attractions that bring to life Wedgwood’s 250 years’ heritage in the British ceramics industry. Visitors can enjoy factory tours, hands-on ceramic making, the Wedgwood Museum, stunning design installations, Flagship Store, the Wedgwood Tea Room and children’s play areas in beautiful landscaped grounds.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Wedgwood Museum and World of Wedgwood
Wedgwood Drive
Stoke on Trent
ST12 9ER


World of Wedgwood



01782 371902

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