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Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Ironbridge
(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Delve into the history of the Industrial Revolution at one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. Boasting authentic 18th-century architecture and artifacts, the museums offer a multifaceted look at Britain’s industrial heritage. Wander the living history museum that recreates a Victorian town, or learn more about the iron industry at the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron. Purchase a passport ticket to gain entry to all ten museums. Make sure to use the free park and ride system if traveling by car to avoid paying parking fees. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Ironbridge holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Ironbridge is certainly a unique place with authentic shops and you really feel that you have gone back in time. I particularly liked the Victorian bakery, the Doctor's house, Bank,the restaurant and ...  more »
  • We were in Telford in may and went to the Victorian Village. In order to do that we purchased a "Passport" which allowed us access to all of the museums as many times as we liked for a whole year. AND...  more »
  • My review isn't on the museum, but THE BRIDGE over the river and the village around it...you have to pay for the Museum (I believe) but not the rest. Good place for those enthusiastic photographers, g...  more »
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  • This museum helps to explain the evolution of iron making and how this kick-started the beginnings of the industrial revolution that swept across the world. Lots to see here and well worth a visit, including the substantial remains of the original furnaces used to produce iron for the Ironbridge.
  • I went just to visit their library archives, which was excellent in itself, so i need to go back and explore everything else that I only got a glimpse of.
  • A bit boring but i am a teenager