Buy tickets

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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Group Visits

Discover 10 award-winning attractions in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site - a really perfect place for groups!

A visit to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums with your group, club or society is a perfect day-trip - we're ideally situated in the heart of the country with great links to the motorway network.

Group benefits

  • Visit as a group and save! Discounted admission rates for groups of 15+
  • Free entry for the group organiser and coach driver
  • Free coach parking and complimentary refreshment voucher for each driver
  • Free familiarisation visit for 2 adults when you book a group visit
  • Catering options to suit every taste and budget
  • Guided tours with our experts

Helpful links

To help make sure your visit runs smoothly, and to make the most of your group discount, all groups of 15 or more should be booked in advance.

It's very easy... just complete this online booking form and we'll be in touch within a few days to confirm the booking and discuss your visit further.  If we can help with anything in the meantime, please get in touch at visits@ironbridge.org.uk or 01952 435 900.

Group booking enquiries

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Payment details

Group admission payment can be made on arrival or in advance by cash, company cheque (made payable to IGMT) or credit/debit card. You will only be charged for the numbers arriving. Vouchers can be accepted by prior arrangement and invoiced after the visit (admission only).

Card payments are carried out over the phone, cheques must be made payable to IGMT.



Final details


Best value - All Sites Group Tickets

Bringing a group to more than one attraction? Our 'All Sites Group Ticket', available to groups of 15+, offers unbeatable value for money for groups wanting to visit a couple or more of our museums.

Summer: 25 March 2019 - 29 September 2019
Ticket Price
Adult £20.00
Senior (60+) £17.00
Child £11.00

Single Site Group Tickets

Alternatively you can take advantage of our special discounted single site admission rates for groups of 15 or more.  

 Summer: 25 March 2019 - 29 September 2019

Attraction Adults Senior (60+) Children
Blists Hill Victorian Town (3+ hrs) £14.00 £11.50 £6.70
Enginuity (2 hrs) £8.00 £7.00 £5.55
Coalport China Museum (1.5 hrs) £8.00 £7.00 £4.10
Jackfield Tile Museum (1.5 hrs) £8.00 £7.00 £4.10
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron (1.5 hrs) £8.00 £7.00 £4.10
Museum of The Gorge (45 mins) £4.00 £3.00 £2.25
Darby Houses (1 hr) £4.00 £3.00 £3.00
Broseley Pipeworks (1 hr) £4.00 £3.00 £2.75
The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse (30 mins) Free
     

 

Payment Details

Discounted admission rates are available to groups of 15+ who pay the full balance in one transaction. One ticket will be issued to cover all members of the group.

  • How to pay
    
Group admission payment can be made on arrival or in advance by cash, company cheque (made payable to IGMT) or credit/debit card.
  • Free place for group organisers and drivers
    
We offer groups of 15+ one free place each for the group leader and coach driver. A refreshment voucher is issued to the coach driver and is redeemable at any of our catering outlets.
  • Gold Ticket Winter Discounts

    Warm up your winter with half price group admission. Get out and about for less with plenty of activities - both indoor and outdoor - for groups to enjoy.

Ready to book?
Fill in our Group Enquiry Form or contact the team for more information.

With so much to see and do, our dedicated Group Visits Officer, Ben Walker, and friendly team are here to help make organising your group visit simple.

Depending on your group’s areas of interest, we can help tailor your visit to make sure your group gets the most out of their time with us.

New for 2019 - click here for our group visit packages for the British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition.

Get some inspiration with our recommended itineraries for groups...

Very Victorian Tour

Allow 6 hours

  • 10.00 – 13.30: Begin your group’s day at Blists Hill Victorian Town. Travel back over 100 years to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Victorian age
  • 13.45 – 15.00: Discover the skills, craft and creativity behind the tiles that helped to decorate Victorian Britain at Jackfield Tile Museum
  • 15.00 – 16.00: Complete your day by walking in historic footsteps over the world's first Iron Bridge (1779)

Heritage Tour

Allow 5 hours

  • Morning: Start your group’s day at the all-new Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron. See stunning displays, art-castings and visit  Abraham Darby's furnace
  • Lunch & Afternoon: Take the short drive to Blists Hill Victorian Town where you can meet the Victorians and enjoy lunch a spot of lunch
  • Later Afternoon: Drive to the Museum of The Gorge and enjoy a short film about the World Heritage Site followed by a short riverside walk to see the iconic Iron Bridge & Tollhouse

Ceramics Tour

Allow 4hrs

  • Take a tour around Coalport China Museum exploring the amazing bottle-shaped buildings and seeing the delicate art of China decoration
  • Board your coach and drive to Ironbridge for lunch and a visit to the world famous Iron Bridge & Tollhouse
  • Finish your day at Jackfield Tile Museum where you'll see tiles with many designs and styles in situ, from a recreated pub to an underground tube station

Half-day Tour

Start your visit at Blists Hill Victorian Town. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a wide range of refreshments from morning coffee and fresh buns from the Bakers, to fish ‘n’ chips or a mouth-watering cream tea. 



Continue your journey via central Ironbridge to see the Bridge itself. Have an hour or so to spare? Your group could visit Coalport China Museum, Jackfield Tile Museum or pop over to the newly redisplayed Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.

For those not wishing to walk too far

Park at the Museum of The Gorge for a great introduction to the World Heritage Site.

Drive to the newly redisplayed Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and explore how the discoveries made in Coalbrookdale changed the world forever. Celebrate the lives of the different characters, from the Darby dynasty of ironmasters to ‘Iron Mad’ Wilkinson.

Enjoy the afternoon exploring Blists Hill Victorian Town. Pop into the Victorian shops and cottages and celebrate your group’s special day with a drink in the New Inn – cheers!

Have longer with us?

We can create a two day-itinerary which is perfect for a group looking to explore our award winning museums. Just email us at visits@ironbridge.org.uk or call 01952 435 900 for more information.

Pre-booking lunch for your group saves you time and money! Our special group refreshments options can be added to any visit and are available at Blists Hill Victorian Town. There are catering options available at some of our other sites – please get in touch for details.

Book via the Group Enquiry Form or find out more by contacting the Group Visits Officer at 01952 435 900 or visits@ironbridge.org.uk

main meals

FISH & CHIPS
Take-away Fish & Chips, cooked in beef fat, from the Fried Fish Dealers at Blists Hill Victorian Town Adults £6.50, Children £3.20

LUNCH
2 courses (incl hot drink) - £15.50 per person

3 courses (incl hot drink) - £18.50 per person

Starter

Vegetable Soup with a Bread Roll


Main
 Course
Chicken in a Creamy Peppercorn Sauce with Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
 or
Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake with Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
 (v)

Pudding

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Cream

SOUP & SANDWICHES
Vegetarian Soup & a selection of Sandwiches with a cup of tea or coffee £8.95 per person

JACKET POTATOES
Jacket Potato filled with either Beans, Cheese, Tuna or Coleslaw and a cup of tea or coffee £7.50 per person

Sweet Treats 

AFTERNOON TEA
Finger sandwiches, a selection of cakes and a pot of tea from £12.50 per person

CREAM TEA
A scone, jam, fresh cream and a cup of tea or coffee £5.95 per person

TEA OR COFFEE AND A BISCUIT £3.50 per person

Festive Dining Package Offers

Perfect for festive gatherings and ideal for a visit on the run up to Christmas or to continue the celebrations between Christmas and New Year - these special group packages include admission to Blists Hill to explore the Victorian Town and are available to groups of 15 or more.

3 Course Christmas Lunch (including Blists Hill admission) - £25 per person

Starter
Leek & Potato Soup

Main Course
Roast Turkey with Sage & Onion Seasoning, Chipolata Sausages and Gravy, Roast & Boiled Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables or Nut Roast with Cranberry & Sherry Sauce, Roast & Boiled Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables (v)

Dessert
Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce followed by Coffee & Mince Pies

Lighter Christmas Lunch (including Blists Hill admission) - £14 per person
Hot Turkey Bap with a side of Roast Potatoes or Nut Roast Burger with a side of Roast Potatoes (v)

Mince Pie and a Hot Drink (including Blists Hill admission) - £11 per person

THE FURNACE EATERY – OPENING IN spring 2019

The Furnace Eatery is our exciting new destination café offering a choice of lunchtime and evening menus designed by celebrity executive chef, Marcus Bean. Your group can come together and stay a while for meals, cakes and bakes and barista made coffee.

Ironbridge catering outlets

Groups are welcome to use the catering facilities during their visit without pre-booking on an individual basis.  Menus will vary throughout the season.  The special group rates will not be available.

See the Where to eat page for further information.

Terms and Conditions
Pre-booking is required for all group catering detailed on this page. Prices are per person, based on a minimum of 20 people unless otherwise stated. Final payment and a full pre-order must be received 14 days prior to the booking. Refunds and changes will not be permitted after this date.  These catering prices and options are available until 31 December 2019

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Groups can travel back to a time gone by and experience a different way of life. Explore a world before TVs, cars and mobiles. 

  • Watch authentic tradespeople in action
  • Check out some weird Victorian remedies at the pharmacy
  • Enjoy a jolly pub sing-a-long throughout the summer at the New Inn – cheers!
  • Tuck into some Victorian Fish ‘n Chips – and grab a loaf from the traditional bakery – Yum!
  • Where would you have lived? The Squatter’s Cottage or the Duke of Sutherland’s Cottage?
  • Explore original industrial monuments such as the Hay Inclined Plane and the Blast Furnace

Read more about Blists Hill Victorian Town

Coalport China Museum

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

  • Take a tour around the amazing bottle-shaped buildings
  • See the delicate art of China decoration
  • Explore the galleries of Coalport & Caughley china

Read more about Coalport China Museum

Jackfield Tile Museum

Explore the alchemy and artistry of tiles. 


  • See 1000s of tiles in all sorts of wonderful designs and styles
  • Walk through a recreated Tube Station and Pub
  • Glimpse in to the working Craven Dunnill factory

Read more about Jackfield Tile Museum

The Iron Bridge and TollHouse

Groups can stroll in historic footsteps across one of the wonders of the modern world - the first ever cast-iron bridge, built in 1779.

  • Marvel at the Iron Bridge's strength and delicate beauty
  • See the exhibition in the Tollhouse
  • Take a photo here to remember your visit

Read more about the Iron Bridge and Tollhouse

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Explore how Coalbrookdale changed the world at the all-new Museum of Iron.

  • See Abraham Darby's furnace where he kick-started the Industrial Revolution
  • Celebrate the lives of the different characters from the iron industry
  • New trails, galleries and interactives bring to life the world that iron made.
  • Discover how craftsmen made this the most famous iron works in the world!

Read more about Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Darby Houses

A short walk from Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron is where groups can explore how ‘the other half’ lived!

  • Visit the former Darby family homes 'Rosehill House' & 'Dale House'
  • See rooms packed with original furniture, costume and family momentos

Read more about the Darby Houses

Tar Tunnel

Great for groups with a sense of adventure! 
Dodge the tar that still oozes through the brickwork of this bitumen spring that was struck by 18th century miners – by mistake!

  • Don a hard-hat and head 'underground'
  • See amazing pools of tar

Read more about the Tar Tunnel

Museum of the Gorge

A great place to start a group visit, this museum sets the scene.

  • Look at the Gorge as it was in 1789 with a huge 12m model
  • Watch a short film telling the story of this area
  • Discover how this area became the most industrious place in the world

Read more about the Museum of The Gorge

Enginuity

This is the place to get hands-on, and it's not just for kids!

  • Test your reactions against the speed of a robot
  • See if you can generate power from water
  • Can you pull a locomotive by hand!?

Read more about Enginuity

Broseley Pipeworks

A time-capsule museum and truly fascinating.

  • Take a guided tour around the former factory buildings
  • See fine examples of clay tobacco pipes
  • Discover why the Victorians loved to puff on Broseley Pipes

Read more about Broseley Pipeworks

partner packages

We’ve teamed up with other leading Shropshire attractions to offer groups of 15 or more special day trips with a difference.

Groups will need to use their own coach to travel between locations and pre-book at least 2 weeks in advance for these packages.

blists hill victorian town & severn valley railway

13 April - 30 November 2019
Adults/seniors £23 per person, children (aged up to 16) £17.50 per person

Start the day with a nostalgic one-way journey on a steam-hauled train through the picturesque Worcestershire and Shropshire countryside, and then travel back over 100 years as your group spends an afternoon experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of the Victorian age at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

To book call 01562 757900 or email grouptravel@svrlive.com 

BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN & Sabrina river cruise

1 March - 31 October 2019
£17 per person

Groups can spend the morning enjoying a relaxing cruise on the River Severn on board the Sabrina, Shrewsbury’s acclaimed passenger boat, with live commentary and tea or coffee with biscuits, and the afternoon exploring Blists Hill Victorian Town.

To book call 01743 369741 or email info@sabrinaboat.co.uk   

BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN & THE BRITISH ironworks centre

Winter £11 per person (1 October 2018 - 24 March 2019)
Summer £16 per person (25 March - 30 September 2019)

Explore Blists Hill Victorian Town and visit the British Ironworks in Oswestry, a treasure trove of eclectic contemporary metalwork sculptures. This package includes a Cream Tea (afternoon visits) or a Breakfast Bap (morning visits), both served with tea or coffee at the British Ironworks Centre.

To book call 0800 6888386 or email info@britishironworkcentre.co.uk

These pre-booked packages are available to groups of 15 plus. Groups must book at least two weeks ahead and will need to use their own transport.

Very Victorian Christmas Weekends

7, 8, 14 & 15 December 2019
£9.50 per person (min group size 15)

Bring alive the wonder of a magical Victorian Christmas! Walk the streets under falling snow, warm up by the fireside in our cosy cottages and enjoy the seasonal entertainment. Watch as the townsfolk busily make preparations for Christmas, enjoy delicious festive food and soak up the festive atmosphere.

Festive Group Lunch Offers

Perfect for festive gatherings and ideal for a visit on the run up to Christmas or to continue the celebrations between Christmas and New Year - these special group packages include admission to Blists Hill to explore the Victorian Town and are available to groups of 15 or more.

Visit to Blists Hill Victorian Town plus:

3 Course Christmas Lunch
£25 per person

Starter - Leek & Potato Soup

Main Course - Roast Turkey with Sage & Onion Seasoning, Chipolata Sausages and Gravy, Roast & Boiled Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

OR Nut Roast with Cranberry & Sherry Sauce, Roast & Boiled Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables (v)

Dessert - Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce followed by Coffee & Mince Pies

Lighter Christmas Lunch
£14 per person


Hot Turkey Bap with a side of Roast Potatoes
OR Nut Roast Burger with a side of Roast Potatoes (v)

Mince Pie and hot drink
£11 per person

Check availability with our Group Visits Officer on 01952 435900 or visits@ironbridge.org.uk

golden winter discounts

Get up to 50% off group admission rates (min group size 15) from 1 October 2019 to 22 March 2020. Warm up your winter and get out and about for less with plenty of fun things to see and do at Ironbridge.

We’re open throughout the festive season (excl 24, 25 Dec & 1 Jan) so we’re the perfect place to continue your festive celebrations between Christmas and New Year.