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. 7 - Dec. 31, 2014

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.

tiledecorating
Aug. 25 - 29, 2014

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
Oct. 24 - 25, 2014

Spooky Tile Decorating Workshops

Let your creativity run wild at these Hallowe'en themed fun drop-in workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum. In an informal session you’ll learn the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

english briddge
Oct. 25, 2014

Linoprinting Workshop Day

Create a unique print from your own hand-carved lino at this one day workshop. The session is run by Amanda Hillier who runs her own print and design...

tiledecorating
Oct. 27 - Nov. 01, 2014

Spooky Tile Decorating Workshops

Let your creativity run wild at these Hallowe'en themed fun drop-in workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum. In an informal session you’ll learn the tile decorating technique known as ‘tube...

english briddge
Nov. 15, 2014

Linoprinting Workshop Day

Create a unique print from your own hand-carved lino at this one day workshop. The session is run by Amanda Hillier who runs her own print and design...

tiledecorating
Dec. 13 - 14, 2014

Christmas Gift Making Workshops

Why not put your creative skills to good use and decorate a tile for someone special at our Christmas gift making workshops? In an informal session you’ll find out...

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