Jackfield Tile Museum

Visitor Information

Jackfield Tile Museum is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. See, touch and walk upon magnificent British tiles as you wander through the original gas-lit trade showroom, fascinating galleries and period room settings.

See, touch and walk upon magnificent British tiles as you wander through the original trade showroom, fascinating galleries and period room settings.

Explore rooms filled with beautiful displays and settings in one of the factories which was once at the centre of the world tile industry in Jackfield. 

  • Walk through an Edwardian Tube Station, a pub and a children's hospital ward
  • Explore the National Collections
  • Discover tile decorating techniques including encaustic, embossed, dust press and tube-lined
  • Wander through the original gas-lit trade show room
  • See the Craven Dunnill factory in operation on certain days
  • Design and create your own unique tile at one of our creative workshops (See the Events Calendar below for details on our Tile Decorating Workshops)
  • Take a look inside Fusion, home to a number of fantastic designers and makers. Find out more about the artisans at Fusion here.
  • Join in a factory tour every Wednesday at 11.00am

Download our detailed Access Guide here. You should allow 1 – 2 hours for a visit to Jackfield Tile Museum. A café is available at the museum serving snacks and drinks whilst a gift shop sells a range of tiles and souvenirs.

Check the Events Calendar for further information on the fun drop-in workshops that run during all major school holidays. 

 

What’s On

tiledecorating
Jan. 6, 2015 - Dec 13, 2016

Tuesday Tile Decorating Workshops

Our Tuesday drop-in workshops are perfect if you want to relax and spend time making a few of your own ceramic masterpieces.

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May. 23 - Sep. 21, 2016

Empires of Emptiness – Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

A stunning photographic exhibition is open at Jackfield Tile Museum that considers how empires expand into deserts and explores these vast spaces of wind, sand and stars. ‘Empires of...

Enginuity travel and transport summer workshops
Jul. 23 - Sep. 04, 2016

Travel and Transport Themed Workshops

This summer it’s your turn to follow in the footsteps of the greatest engineers at Enginuity.

tiledecorating
Jul. 25 - 29, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

tiledecorating
Aug. 1 - 05, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

tiledecorating
Aug. 8 - 12, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

tiledecorating
Aug. 15 - 19, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

tiledecorating
Aug. 22 - 26, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

tiledecorating
Aug. 29 - Sep. 02, 2016

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Create your own ceramic tiles at family drop-in tile decorating workshops.

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