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Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

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Step inside the mighty Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and discover the revolutionary techniques that made Coalbrookdale the most famous ironworks in the world.

Explore the remains of the water powered blast furnace where Abraham Darby I perfected the smelting of iron with coke instead of charcoal. 

  • Marvel at the great skill of the Coalbrookdale craftsmen in a fabulous display of domestic and decorative ironwork.
  • View fantastic works of art that bring the Industrial Revolution to life
  • Admire the Boy and Swan Fountain cast by the Coalbrookdale Company in 1851 for the Great Exhibition
  • Take a look at the magnificent Deerhound Table designed by John Bell for the Paris International Exhibition of 1855
  • Discover the cast iron Coalbrookdale Cooking Pots that launched Abraham Darby I into the iron trade.

You should allow 1-2 hours for a visit to Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and The Old Furnace. A café is available in the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron serving light meals and drinks. A large gift shop in the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron sells a range of cast-iron goods and souvenirs. 

Venue Details

Name of venue:
Coalbrookdale Museum
Address:
Coach Road
Coalbrookdale
Telford
Postcode:
TF8 7DQ
View TF8 7DQ on a map | Get directions to TF8 7DQ

Contact Details

Name:
Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre
Telephone:
01952 433424
Website
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Additional Information

Notes:

Make the most of daytime visits to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums with a great value Annual Passport Ticket, which allows multiple visits into all 10 award winning attractions. It costs £27.50 per adult, £17.50 for children (16 years or under) & Students, £75 for a family of two adults and up to 4 children and £50 for a family with one adult and up to 4 children; under 5s free (terms and conditions apply).

Passports can also be bought online in advance with special offers available. Family with one adult and up to 4 children 45.00, Family with two adults and up to 4 children £65.00, Adult £20.00, and children/student £12.00


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