Shropshire Council website

This is the website of Shropshire Council

Contact information

Email

customer.service@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

0345 678 9000

Postal Address

Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND

Services

Jobs

Your Council

Useful information

Your Shropshire

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Contact Details
    Coach Road

    Coalbrookdale
    Telford
    TF8 7DQ

  • 01952 433424
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

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. 

Who to Contact
Name
Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre
Telephone
01952 433424
Website
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Opening Times

19th Mar - 30th Sept 2018 Monday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Other information
Cost(s)
Adult:£8.85
Age Range
All Ages
Related Links
Ironbridge Museums

Share this page