Discovery time – Fire up the fun with hands-on science and engineering

Buy tickets online

Stretch your imagination... 

...with experiments designed to open minds, unleash potential and inspire the trailblazing engineers of tomorrow. Young visitors enjoy a chance to explore independently.

The following facilities and rules apply at this attraction:

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


  • Discover how a blast furnace works, in our brand new interactive experience
  • Find out how water power is used – warning: you may get wet!
  • Test yourself on our new table top experiments, and learn about the very first electric car, which was made here at Coalbrookdale
  • Take our Fairy Tale Adventure Challenge and design a way for storybook characters to cross the River Severn


  • Take some time out in our book corner and read all about engineers, bridges and scientists
  • For families with babies and toddlers, as well as those with additional needs, Bright Sparks Sensory Room is the perfect place for a little ‘time out’
  • Find out if you have the energy to pull a loco along a track



Opening times

Opening times
Dates Opening times
4th Apr – 9th Oct 2022 Monday to Sunday, 10am-5pm
10th Oct – 31st Dec 2022 Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm

See our opening times page for other attraction times.


The postcode for Enginuity is TF8 7DQ

See our directions page for further details.

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 Enginuity will take at about 1-2 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?

The whole place is child-focused and they’ll love it there. During the school holidays there are great family friendly drop-in workshops.

Children must be accompanied by an adult whilst visiting.

Is the Museum suitable for visitors with disabilities?

  • Enginuity has good access for all
  • The exhibition is mainly on one level, with a lift to the mezzanine gallery
  • There is an accessible toilet on site
  • Exhibits are multi-sensory
  • This is a noisy environment, with frequent loud sounds
  • Download an Access Guide here
Title text

The Furnace Kitchen

New restaurant serving a contemporary range of British & European cuisine.

Ready to book?

Select a ticket to suit your needs

Buy tickets online