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We only sell our best value Annual Passports online. Single attraction tickets are available on the gate.

Family (1 Adult + their children)

This ticket offers unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums for a family of 1 adult + all of their children. Annual Passport Tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus save 10% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £50.00

Online saver £45.00

Family (2 Adults + their children)

This ticket offers unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums for a family of 2 adults + all of their children. Annual Passport Tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus save 10% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £68.00

Online saver £61.20

Adult

Unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus you can save 10% by buying online, compared to the walk-up price.

Walk up price £25.00

Online saver £22.50

Child/Student

Unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums valid for 12 months from the date of first use for children aged 16 or under, or people in full time education. Plus save 10% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £15.00

Online saver £13.50

Senior 60+

Unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Suitable for anyone aged 60 or over, plus save 10% online compared to the walk-up price.

Walk up price £20.00

Online saver £18.00

Add on a Blists Hill Guide Book

Don't miss out! Pre-purchase a souvenir guide, to be collected with your tickets on arrival at Blists Hill Victorian Town. The guide is already great value so we can't offer an online discount.

Walk up price £4.95

Online saver £4.95

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Coalport China Museum - Looking towards the furnace near the canal

Coalport China Museum

See brilliant examples of Coalport and Caughley china as well as traditional ceramic decorating in these former china factory buildings.

The Victorians loved tea! No wonder they made such exquisite china cups & pots.

You’ll be amazed by the spectacular treasures made in these quirky buildings – from elaborate statuesque vases to hand-painted miniatures, they were made for everyone from wealthy families to Queens and Tsars. See traditional techniques in riverside workshops, dress-up in the Children’s gallery and step inside the atmospheric kilns.

The following facilities and rules apply at this attraction:

  • Tea & Coffee available
  • Disabled toilets
  • Ladies & Gents toilets
  • Shopping available
  • Guide dogs only

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Opening times

Opening times
Dates Opening times
2nd Oct 2017 – 18th Mar 2018 Tue – Sun, 10am – 4pm
19th Mar – 30th Sep 2018 Mon – Sun, 10am – 4pm

See our opening times page for other attraction times.

Directions

The postcode for Coalport China Museum is TF8 7HT

See our directions page for further details.

Annual Passports

We only sell Annual Passport tickets online.

Annual Passport Tickets
Ticket Type Walk Up Price Online Saver Price
Family (1 Adult + their children) £50.00 £45.00
Family (2 Adults + their children) £68.00 £61.20
Adult £25.00 £22.50
Child/Student £15.00 £13.50
Senior 60+ £20.00 £18.00
Add on a Blists Hill Guide Book £4.95 £4.95

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Or see our single attraction tickets.

Individual Site Ticket Prices

Coalport China Museum
Ticket Type With Gift Aid Without Gift Aid
Adult £9.75 £8.85
60+ £8.75 £7.95
Child £6.25 £5.65

Or see our passport tickets.

Fantastic demonstrations

  • See live demos of ceramic making & decorating

stunning china

  • Check out the extraordinary Northumberland Vase – the biggest item ever made at Coalport
  • Walk inside the curiously shaped bottle kilns
  • See the china made for Queen Victoria

get hands-on

  • Have fun in the Children’s Gallery – dress-up, do puzzles and get creative
  • Join-in our school holiday activities & workshops
  • Paint a china flower, moneybox or paper plate

Is there a cashpoint?

You can withdraw money from our free-to-use cash machine at Blists Hill Victorian Town or from the Co-op in Ironbridge town.

 

 

Can I bring my dog?

Assistance dogs are welcome to visit with you, other dogs are welcome at Blists Hill Victorian Town only.

How long will my visit last?

We suggest a visit to Coalport China Museum will take at about 1 ½ hours.

These are our recommended visit times:

Blists Hill Victorian Town 3+ hours
Coalport China Museum 1.5 hours
Tar Tunnel 20 minutes
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron 1.5 hours
Darby Houses 1 hour
Enginuity 2 hours
Iron Bridge & Tollhouse 30 minutes
Museum of The Gorge 45 minutes
Jackfield Tile Museum 1.5 hours
Broseley Pipeworks 1 hour 

 

Is there anything for kids to do?

During the school holidays there are great family friendly activities and drop-in workshops. Kids have their own Gallery here with fun activities and a dressing-up box.

Children must be accompanied by an adult whilst visiting.

Is the Museum suitable for visitors with disabilities?

  • There is accessible parking close to the museum
  • A ramp takes you to the entrance to the museum
  • The museum is on multiple levels however there is a passenger lift between them
  • Parts of the museum are outdoors, with cobbled yards
  • There is an accessible toilet on site
  • Ask on arrival for the best route to visit if using a wheelchair
  • There are many tactile exhibits around the museum, as well a 'talk boxes' featuring spoken interpretation
  • Download the Access Guide here
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Coalport China Museum Café

Café at the adjacent Youth Hostel serving light lunches, snacks, pastries and hot & cold drinks. Open daily from 11am until 4pm, 18 March – 5 October. Opening times are subject to seasonal variations. Please check when visiting during the winter months.

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