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Some interesting information and posters but very wordy and static. Particularly enjoyed the social context of the Darby family. Lots of iron objects to look at but one iron cooking pot mostly looks like another. Blists hill watching the sand molding process was insightful but...More
Ironbridge gorge is all about......you guessed it iron! The museum has lots of facts and figures about iron making. It’s one of the museums included in the Passport joint ticket and is a little way from Ironbridge itself. A shuttle bus does run in the...More
This museum seemed long on text (though the text was extremely well-presented) and fairly short on exhibits. I seem to remember, on a visit 10 years ago, a delightful 3-D model of the whole area. A video about the ironmaking process would also have helped....More
We went to Ironbridge perhaps not realising the size of the place arriving around lunchtime. We parked in the centre and having called in at the information point decided to have a walk over the Ironbridge and visit the tollhouse. We decided we would only...More
We got an information sheet that explained about the furnace remains within the grounds. This was interesting. There was a free talk about it too but we didn't have time for this. I was expecting more types of different metal products. What was there was...More
Loved visiting and the whole story of the Darby family. Model of the iron bridge was especially interesting as the real thing is covered in protective layers whilst being repainted. The impressive iron table with the 4 dogs for legs was well worth seeing. Really...More
Certainly worth a visit seeing item that are made. Over 3 floors but lift available. Worth buying a passport if visiting other places in Ironbridge. If you are a member of English Heritage let them know as you can get a further 20% off.
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We also ate from the van parked outside Enginuity, behind the Museum of Iron. We had sandwiches crisps drinks and biscuits and the food was quite adequate. There weren't enough chairs and tables though so we had to sit on... More
We also ate from the van parked outside Enginuity, behind the Museum of Iron. We had sandwiches crisps drinks and biscuits and the food was quite adequate. There weren't enough chairs and tables though so we had to sit on a wall. Loads of lovely tea rooms in Ironbridge though and this would be a better option if you have time.