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

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 - Dec. 29, 2015

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.

english briddge
May. 16, 2015

Lino Printing workshops with Amanda Hillier

Full day lino printing course 10am - 4pm including all materials and light refreshments. Suitable from the age of 14, and cost from £45. Booking is essential, please...

tiledecorating
May. 23, 2015

Spring Half-term Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the spring half-term holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

tiledecorating
May. 25 - 30, 2015

Spring Half-term Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the spring half-term holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

english briddge
Jun. 20, 2015

Lino Printing workshops with Amanda Hillier

Full day lino printing course 10am - 4pm including all materials and light refreshments. Suitable from the age of 14, and cost from £45. Booking is essential, please...

english briddge
Jul. 11, 2015

Lino Printing workshops with Amanda Hillier

Full day lino printing course 10am - 4pm including all materials and light refreshments. Suitable from the age of 14, and cost from £45. Booking is essential, please...

tiledecorating
Jul. 20 - 24, 2015

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the school summer holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

tiledecorating
Jul. 27 - 31, 2015

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the school summer holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

tiledecorating
Aug. 3 - 07, 2015

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the school summer holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

tiledecorating
Aug. 10 - 14, 2015

Summer Holiday Tile Decorating Workshops

Get creative over the school summer holidays at our fun drop-in tile decorating workshops. In an informal session you’ll find out about the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

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