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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 daytime admission to all 10 museums for a family of 1 adult + all of their children (aged 5-16 incl). Annual Passport Tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus save 5% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £50.00

Online saver £47.50

Family (2 Adults + their children)

This ticket offers daytime admission to all 10 museums for a family of 2 adults + all of their children (aged 5-16 incl). Annual Passport Tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus save 5% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £70.00

Online saver £66.50

Adult

Daytime admission to all 10 museums valid for 12 months from the date of first use. Plus you can save 5% by buying online, compared to the walk-up price.

Walk up price £26.50

Online saver £25.15

Child/Student

Daytime admission to all 10 museums valid for 12 months from the date of first use for children aged 5-16 (incl), or people in full time education. Plus save 5% online compared to the walk-up price if you buy online in advance.

Walk up price £16.50

Online saver £15.65

Senior 60+

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 5% online compared to the walk-up price.

Walk up price £20.50

Online saver £19.45

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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Meet the Board

Gaye Blake-Roberts, Deputy chairperson

Gaye is Deputy Chairperson and Chairperson of the Trust’s Learning & Collections Committee. Gaye's career started at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. During this time she was given special leave to assist in the formation of the Coalport China Works Museum. Gaye is curator of the Wedgwood Museum and she is a Chairman of the Raven Mason Trust at Keele University and a Trustee to the Spode Museum. She is also a Trustee of the Staffordshire University Academies Trust (SUAT). Gaye is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Museums Association and in 2010 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Keele University. She is Chairperson of Keele University College of Fellows.  Gaye joined the Board in July 2004.

Karen Mackenzie, Honorary treasurer

Karen Mackenzie is a chartered accountant working for KPMG as an Audit Director.

Outside of KPMG, Karen is a trustee and treasurer for the charity Annorexia and Bulimia Care and is the treasurer for the Pension Administration Standards Association whose aim is to improve pension scheme members’ experience. Karen has also been a school governor for a number of years and is currently Chair of Harborne Primary School in Birmingham. She also works with Mosaic as a mentor to students at Rockwood Academy, a secondary school. Karen joined the Board in July 2016.

DAVID BRAMMER, HONORARY SECRETARY

David is a Partner at a large Shropshire solicitors and has dealt with all aspects of planning law and practice and regularly advises clients on planning issues in relation to infrastructure and renewable energy projects. He has lived in Shropshire for over 25 years and also has extensive experience in the voluntary sector.

As well as being a qualified solicitor, he is also a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a regular speaker at training and other events for the RTPI, RICS and other bodies on a variety of topics such as environmental law and the planning system. David joined the Board in July 2018

RUPERT KENYON-SLANEY, CHAIRMAN OF FOUNDATION COMMITTEE

Rupert spent 20 years in the City working in investment banking, and was formerly a Director of Barclays Wealth prior to returning to Shropshire. A farmer, as well as a history of architecture graduate from the University of East Anglia, he has a particular interest in the restoration of historic houses and their landscapes.

Rupert chairs the Trust’s Foundation Committee and joined the Board in July 2016.

RICHARD CLOWES, TRUSTEE

Richard has been involved with the Trust for a number of years initially as Chairman of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Development Trust.  He is a Chartered Engineer with a career in the UK engineering industry including TI Group plc and prior to his retirement in 2006 he was on the main board of GKN plc. Richard is also a non-executive director, Deputy Chairman of the PDSA and a Trustee at Shrewsbury Drapers Hall. He joined the Ironbridge Board in July 2009.

JONATHAN KIDSON, TRUSTEE

Jonathan has been involved with the Trust for many years having been a Trustee and past Chairman of the Ironbridge Gorge Development Trust before its merger with the Museum Trust in 2012. He has also been a Member of the Trust for a number of years. A chartered accountant, Jonathan is a retired partner of KPMG, the international professional services firm and he is actively involved with a number of charities including Shropshire ME Group of which he is Chairman. He joined the Trust Board in July 2015.

DAVID ROBERTS, TRUSTEE

David is the former managing Director of Blockleys Brick Limited. He has 30 years experience of the construction industry having been involved in civil engineering projects from design through to construction. He is currently a Trustee and Chairman of Jericho Enterprises a Community interest Company and he also works with a number of other charities. David is the Board’s Health & Safety liaison with the Executive and is a Trustee of the Ironbridge (Telford) Heritage Foundation. He joined the Board in July 2009.

DR LIZ NICHOLLSON, TRUSTEE

Liz is now retired from full-time work but was formerly the Director of Education and then Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Service at Shropshire Council. Liz’s career also includes consultancy work in leadership development and mentoring, with Liz being an accredited mentor through the Mentor Plus Scheme.

Liz also served a six year term as a non-executive director at South Staffs & Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust, where she also chaired a number of Committees including Quality Governance Committee and Human Resources and Organisational Development. Liz has also held a number of other voluntary roles including Joint Chair, Youth Offending Service Board – Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin; Chair, Shropshire Safeguarding Children Board and Chair, West Midlands Integrated Youth Support Services Forum. Liz joined the Board in July 2018.

TERRY CORBY, TRUSTEE

Terry is experienced in leading businesses through growth and change, most recently in Interim leadership roles. He has led the growth of three successful technology start-up businesses in the healthcare sector. He is also experienced in supporting large organisations through growth strategy phases including The Eden Project, British Gas, HSBC, Post Office and Cambridge University. He is a former partner and Chief Marketing Officer at KPMG and former Partner and Global Marketing and Communications Director at Accenture.

Terry holds a number of non-executive roles including Chairman of Roselyon Preparatory School, a Governor at Truro School and was former Chairman of South West Screen & Cornwall Film & TV. He is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management (CCMI), a Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society (FStratPS) and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the promotion of Arts, Industry and Commerce (FRSA). He joined the Board in July 2018.

Genevieve Adkins, Trustee

Genevieve has worked within the museum and heritage sector for the last 20 years. Her broad career began as a consultant for a firm of exhibition designers working on visitor experience planning and research input to museum and heritage projects. She then progressed to be Head of Interpretation and Education for Historic Royal Palaces, following which she took up the post of Head of Interpretation for Historic Scotland working to scope, plan and deliver small to major projects for 345 properties across Scotland.

More recently Genevieve was Director at the Centre for Culture, Heritage & Tourism at University of the Highlands and Islands – Perth, Scotland before becoming Assistant Director, public programmes at National Army Museum, London. Genevieve is now Programme Director National Railway Museum (NRM) Masterplan - a £50m project that will see the transformation of NRM as part of the York Central project. Genevieve joined the Board in July 2018.

Gareth Finchett, Trustee

Gareth is an experienced creative services manager in digital communications and event entertainment particularly in video production, photography, digital design, e-learning and live streaming. For the last 10 years he has been Digital Production Manager at British Gymnastics leading the Digital Production team, creating content strategy and assets for events, products, marketing, social media, broadcast partners, and educational initiatives. In this role he also works with an extended team of departments, suppliers, freelancers, partners and stakeholders at domestic, European and global level.

Gareth also works as a digital media consultant supporting commercial clients with social media strategy, content creation and video production. He joined the Board in July 2018.