Northgate Museum

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Visit the Northgate Museum in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Packed full of treasures, the museum should be the first stop for anyone wanting to discover the history of the town and the local area. From an Edwardian till, to a model of Trevithick's Steam Engine, the museum's collection will interest the whole family, both young and old.

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Opening hours

The museum is open from Easter to October every year:

Friday 11 am - 4 pm
Saturday 2 pm - 4 pm
Sunday 11 am - 4 pm
Bank Holidays - 11 am - 4 pm

During the School Holidays, the museum is open every day:
11 am - 4 pm, except:
Saturday 2 pm - 4 pm

Admission charges

Entry to the museum is free, but donations are welcomed.

Bridgnorth's Northgate Museum has over 4,500 objects in its collection. The earliest object on display at the museum dates back to the Saxon period. Other objects held by the museum include: Coats of Arms, an Edwardian till, Firemarks, a Victorian Pram, Cameras, Coins and Notes, Pictures and Prints.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Fine Art, Land Transport, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Bridgnorth Clay Pipes
  • Trevithick Model Engine
  • Coracle
  • 12th Century Gold Ring
  • Victorian Mangle
  • Lant-horn
  • Handloom

Northgate Museum
High Street
WV16 4ER


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