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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Museums at Night - Lights Out

  • 11 May 2016 7-9pm

On Wednesday 11th May 2016, the talented trio MUSE (Richard Frewer, singer; David Price, pianist and Andrew Bannerman, reader) will present their programme “Lights Out”. Through poetry, song, letters and recollections, we are taken into the minds and hearts of those who lived and died in this cataclysm.

The evening will commence at 7pm with a wine and canapé reception followed by the “Lights Out”performances.

Tickets are £15 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 01782 282986. Numbers are limited for this very special evening so please book early to avoid disappointment. Suitable for ages over 14.

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+


£15 per person to include wine and canapé reception


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


World of Wedgwood



01782 371902

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