The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

(4.4/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Visit The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery for an eclectic blend of exhibitions including fine art, ceramics, natural history, and a World War II Spitfire. Explore the museum’s extensive collection of Staffordshire ceramics. In the fine arts section you’ll find big names such as Durer and Picasso. Satisfy any level of curiosity with the extensive information and video clips available in each section. Stop at the cafe and gift shop for unique gifts. With our international travel planner, Stoke-on-Trent attractions like The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • A must-see in Stoke. Tells you about the history and displays some really beatuful items. The museum shop is not so big, but very exquisite! I have bought a lot of presents there :-) 
  • There are activities to do with children at various stages of the museum. Sufficient variety of things to look at to maintain the interest of mixed ages. I took 5 kids varyinh from aged 10 down to 6. 
  • A great visit in the museum itself, until we entered the cafe. I queued for ages because it was very busy, only to be told that I couldn't be served with Two scoops of ice cream for my Daughter who ha...  more »
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  • Lots to see and look at. Plenty of space around things. It has things from a long eared bat to a spitfire that's being restored. Would recommend this to all ages.
  • Not really my thing, so OK. I know pottery experts though who would give it 5* so if you're in to it, recommend you go and see.
  • Nice couple of hours in the museum and art gallery. Worth a visit.
  • Family favourite. Some of the exhibitions are really old now but I think that's why we like it so much.
  • Great place to visit, lots of local history. Visited in July 2016 to view the Downton Abbey costumes, a bit disappointing there were so few and costly for a family wishing to visit.