Ironbridge Tourist Attractions
Ironbridge is probably one of the top sites in the world to learn about the Industrial Revolution. The town is the birthplace of the revolution that changed the face of the world forever.The hill beside the river in Ironbridge has the 16th century stone hunting lodge at Lincoln Hill, many 17th and 18th century workers cottages, some notable Georgian houses and some early Victorian villas.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum
The magnificent Ironbridge Gorge Museum is reached by following the B4380 east of Shrewsbury through the Severn Valley for 13mi/21km.A row of notable museums detailing the Industrial Age now stand here. These include the former warehouses of the Coalbrookdale Company; the Tollhouse, which explains the building of the bridge; Coalport China Museum, with its displays on the production of china up until 1930.
Address: Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7AW, England
Opening hours: 9am-5pm; Sun: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-5pm
Entrance fee in GBP: Family £48.00, Adult £14.95, Senior over 60 £12.95, Child 18 & under £9.95
Disability Access: Partial facilities for persons with disabilities.
Facilities: Gift shop, Restaurant or food service
Rosehill House is a museum portraying 18th century daily life
Blists Hill Open Air Museum
At Blists Hill Open Air Museum visitors can experience the Victorian age in the course of a half-hour tour.The tour includes a recreated working community with a tile works a cobbler's shop a locksmith as well as all the traditional sites of a town.Food and refreshments can be purchased at a number of spots on the site.
Coalport China Museum
Coalport China Museum has displays on the production of china up until 1930.