Ironbridge Museum – Tuesday 13th March 2018
Date: Tuesday 13th March 2018
Price: £35.00 Adults – £33.00 over 60’s – £25.00 Children- 5-16ys – Under 5’s free of charge – Entrance fee and return coach travel is included
Information: C A World Heritage Site and the beating heart of the Industrial Revolution, Ironbridge is home to 10 amazing museums that make an unforgettable experience: Blists Hill Victorian Town-Rocket yourself back to the age of steam and experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Victorian age. Enginuity-Would you crumble in an earthquake? Are you ready to race a robot? Can you really make electricity from a pond? Time to find out.
Jackfield Tile Museum-Discover the skills, artistry and craft behind the tiles that helped to decorate Victorian Britain.
Coalport China Museum-See brilliant examples of Coalport and Caughley china as well as traditional ceramic decorating in these former china factory buildings.
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron-Coalbrookdale changed the world forever. Discover how at the all new Museum of Iron. New trails, galleries and interactives bring to life the world that iron made.
Museum of The Gorge-Get lost in the detail of a 12-metre model and catch a film explaining how this area became the most industrious place in the world.
Darby Houses – Time to explore how ‘the other half’ lived during the 18th & 19th centuries at the Darby Family homes – Rosehill House and Dale House * Closed during our visit*.
Tar Tunnel – See the tar that still oozes through the brickwork of this bitumen spring, accidentally struck by 18th century miners * Closed during our visit*.
The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse – Walk across the first ever cast-iron bridge, built in 1779 across the River Severn. Marvel at its true strength and delicate beauty.
Broseley Pipeworks – Step into a time capsule – a former clay tobacco pipe factory exactly as it was when workers left in the 1950s- * Closed during our visit*.
* Please note as the museum’s are located on different sites the coach will take you to each museum*.
Leaves from Bill’s Coach and Minibus Hire at 08.30am and leaves Ironbridge at 16.00pm.
Bill’s Coach and Minibus Hire address: 1 Hollin lane, Stacey Bushes, Milton Keynes, MK12 6HT