Enginuity

Visitor Information

Enginuity is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at this science and technology centre packed with hands-on activities and interactive exhibits.

Test your reactions against the speed of a robot, generate power from water or pull a locomotive by hand.

Investigate science and discover more about the power of technology at Enginuity.

  • Discover how a little ingenuity will empower you to pull a 10 ton locomotive by hand or generate electricity from flowing water
  • Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant x-ray machine
  • Build an earthquake proof tower
  • Challenge our robotic arm to test the speed of your reactions
  • Sketch out your own ideas in the design zone
  • Join in one of our great hands-on school holiday workshops including: Speed, Techno Terrors and Space Race (See Events Calendar for more details)
  • Watch amazing interactive shows during most school holiday workshops (See Events Calendar for more details).

You should allow 1-2 hours for a visit to Enginuity. Machines are available selling drinks and confectionery, whilst the café at the adjacent Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron serves light meals.

Check the Events Calendar for further information on the range of hands-on workshops and events which run during all of the major school holidays.

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  • Open 7 days a week
  • 10am - 5pm

What’s On

enginuity workshop 2014
Apr. 12 - 27, 2014

Moving Pictures Workshops

This Easter discover how to create moving pictures from a series of still images at our drop-in Moving Pictures family workshops at Enginuity from Saturday 12 until Sunday...

Museums at night
May. 17, 2014

Museums at Night

As part of Museums at Night, the annual late night festival of arts, culture, and heritage, we're looking for people to help us make a new piece of...

ENG FAMILY NEW POWER VALLEY
May. 24 - Jun. 01, 2014

Energy on The Move Workshops

Discover more about different types of energy and how its transferred at the drop-in Energy on the Move family workshops to be held at Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the...

ENG FAMILY NEW POWER VALLEY
Jul. 19 - Aug. 31, 2014

Made in China Workshops

This summer find out all about the fantastic inventions, science and technology that have come from China. We’ll be looking at things like tangrams, boat making, kites, fireworks, silk...

ENG FAMILY NEW POWER VALLEY
Oct. 25 - Nov. 02, 2014

Sticky Critters Workshops

This October half-term join-in fun workshops and activities at Enginuity.  You can make colourful and creepy suction-cup creatures that can stick to your windows.  There will also be a...

ENG FAMILY NEW POWER VALLEY2
Oct. 25 - Nov. 02, 2014

The Big Draw at Enginuity

This October half-term take part in our free Big Draw workshops. The Big Draw workshops will take place from 10.30am-3.45pm as usual. An admission ticket is required to take...

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