Jackfield Tile Museum (Telford) Reviews
Description:A wonderful historic building steeped in the history of Tile Making, when you step back in time here you will be surprised how much you will recognise. / Location: Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, TF8 7DQ
Newest Review: ... only costs £7.40 for an adult (discounts for the Over 60s and children available) or can be visited free if you have ... more
Customer Jackfield Tile Museum (Telford) Reviews (2)
by - written on 14/09/11 (Very useful, 81 readings)
This unusual museum is on the site of a former tile factory in Ironbridge, and another influential manufacturer was nearby. The museum acknowledges the work these two businesses (Maw & co and Craven Dunnill) did from the early Victorian era till the 1960s when demand declined. Car Parking is outside for a nominal fee. The ticket is re-usable in most other Ironbridge museum car parks for the same day. It is signposted throughout the small town of Ironbridge and from other historical sites in the area so you should have no trouble finding it. You enter via the shop which shows modern tiles and associated gifts for sale and also has a small coffee shop. To ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/03/11 (Very useful, 281 readings)
Jackfield Tile Museum I saved this one until near the end of our passport visits to the 10 Ironbridge Gorge attractions; if I am totally honest I was not really that enthusiastic about going, as again I had done no research and just expected to look at tiles. We did actually look at lots of tiles but the presentation made a large difference and it turned out to be a really exciting visit that both my husband and I really enjoyed. ~~A Little History~~ According to old maps the site where the museum now stands was once a place where local pottery was made, as it was in 1728. A few years later in 1793 it was used to make porcelain, by John ... Read the complete review
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