Jiggers Bank Closure: To access Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and Enginuity from the top of Jiggers Bank, please follow the well signed diversion. This will take you into central Ironbridge and then up Dale Road and into Coalbrookdale. The road closure is past the access point to the museums, so you will have no problems reaching the museums when approaching from Ironbridge town centre.
The Ironbridge Gorge is in Shropshire, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford Town Centre and is well signposted from M54, J4. When you leave M54 follow the brown and white tourism signs for Ironbridge Gorge. As you get closer to the Museums follow the specific signs:
For Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalport China Museum and Tar Tunnel follow Blists Hill Museums
For Jackfield Tile Museum, Broseley Pipeworks, Museum of The Gorge and The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse follow Ironbridge Museums
For Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Enginuity and Darby Houses follow Coalbrookdale Museums
There is car parking at, or near to, each of the Museums. One ticket, costing £1.50, is required to park at:
- Blists Hill Victorian Town
- Coalport China Museum & Tar Tunnel
- Jackfield Tile Museum
- Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron & Darby Houses
- Broseley Pipeworks
However, the car parks adjacent to the Iron Bridge & Tollhouse and Museum of The Gorge are Local Authority Pay & Display.
Coach Parking is free at all car parks.
Sat Nav Postcodes
|Blists Hill Victorian Town||TF7 5DU|
|Coalport China Museum||TF8 7HT|
|Tar Tunnel||TF8 7HT|
|Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron||TF8 7DQ|
|Darby Houses||TF8 7DQ|
|Iron Bridge & Tollhouse||TF8 7JP|
|Museum of The Gorge||TF8 7NH|
|Jackfield Tile Museum||TF8 7LJ|
|Broseley Pipeworks||TF12 5LX|
Plan your journey to the Museums using AA Route Planner
Public Transport - ‘Go Green’
The ten Ironbridge Gorge Museum sites are within an area of 6 square miles and transport is needed to travel easily between them.
The Gorge Connect is a shuttle service that connects the majority of the Museums on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from Easter until October. It is free for Annual Passport Ticket holders.
Ironbridge Park & Ride is a regular service running Easter - October. Running every 12 minutes the buses connect the conveniently located Jiggers Bank car park (Sat Nav - TF4 3QE) with Coalbrookdale Museums, central Ironbridge and Museum of The Gorge. The service operates Weekends and Bank Holiday Mondays and daily during School Summer Holidays.
Ironbridge Park & Ride is FREE for everyone until 26 October 2013.
For more information about bus services in the Gorge visit http://www.telford.gov.uk/ironbridgeparkandride
Telford Central railway station is about 5 miles (8km) north of the Ironbridge Gorge. Local bus services and taxis are available outside the station. For more information call 08457 484950 or www.nationalrail.co.uk
The Ironbridge Gorge is well-connect to the National Cycle Network Route 45 & 55. For more information visit www.telford.gov.uk
Birmingham Airport is the largest airport in the Midlands and offers hundreds of flights to destinations worldwide. It is less than an hour from the Ironbridge Gorge. Visit www.birminghamairport.co.uk for details of arrival and departure times.