Animal Tales

Blists Hill Victorian Town
Coalport China Museum
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Darby Houses
Jackfield Tile Museum
The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse

Explore Ironbridge’s many connections with animals, from cats and dogs to monkeys and elephants, with our new Animal Tales trail this summer.

Spanning all of our museums, the trail will introduce you to some of the most unusual animals to have visited the gorge, and guide you through some of the most stunning animal themed items in our collection.

A menagerie of animal silhouettes will be on display on the Coalbrookdale Green, where you and your pet can pose for a photo in our giant picture frame. Head for a walk along one of our dog friendly routes or pop in to the Furnace Kitchen with your four-legged friend.

Take part in themed activities as you follow the trail across our museums and make sure to get some pictures as you go, sharing them with us on social media using #IronbridgeAnimalTales

Pick up a trail guide from any of our museums, with bespoke versions available for children and adults.

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