Sharpe's Pottery Museum, Swadlincote

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  • Loved learning about the pottery industry & seeing dishes, mixing bowls that my Grandmother has passed down! Was horrified to see how much devastation the mining & pottery industry had had on the coun...  more »
  • Fascinating reminder of a bygone industrial age, and all that survives of 6 pottery kilns at the Sharpe's works. Inside you can walk into the kiln to learn about the history of the works and pottery m...  more »
  • What a beautiful building full of industrial history about the local area. Learn about the pottery industry through very interesting local guides. If you have chance also visit the Magic Attic which h...  more »
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  • No entry fee, free parking locally. Very interesting and informative museum with plenty of hands on experience for children. Good cafe and reasonable prices.
  • Took our eight year here, when they were doing a free craft day.
  • Great little museum, knowledgeable staff keeping traditions alive
  • Brilliant place for history
  • A great place to visit, staff are friendly and knowledgeable. A mine of information, locally and further afield. Visit the Magic Attic for local history (enquire for times) Exhibitions and events are regular features in their calendar, also a if you want to sit and chat over a coffee with friends, this is the place to visit.

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