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
  • Visited here a lot as a child with my mum, sister and a lot of the time with my primary school! Used to love days out to look around the museum, participate in the activities they had set out and lear...  more »
  • Went here recently, not been since I was a kid. Still got the same charm. The pottery section is impressive and inspiring, the pineapple teapot is a personal favourite. The Staffordshire hoard is an o...  more »
  • The Museum is great i was blown away by it Cracking Anglo Saxon exhibit with a good few pieces of the 'Hoard' still in,the Spitfire is magnificent and the local history is great as well.The museum sho...  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.