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Museum of the Gorge


The Museum of the Gorge is located in the Old Severn Warehouse - a church-like, neo Gothic building a short walk alongside the River from the Iron Bridge. See what the Gorge was like in 1796 with the help of a giant 12 meter long model. Spot a Royal carriage crossing the Iron Bridge, the cargo on a Severn Trow and a tiny figure toiling in a coalmine. Understand more about the area's history and discover why the Gorge was made a World Heritage Site during a short film.

Activities and demonstrations vary from day to day and some activities carry an additional cost. Call +44 (0)1952 884391 to check what is happening.

Museum of the Gorge Address:
The Museum of the Gorge
The Wharfage
Ironbridge
Telford, TF8 7NH 
England, UK

Museum of the Gorge Opening Times:
Open 7 days a week, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Museum of the Gorge Admission:
Adult £3.60
60 plus £3.00
Child/Student £2.35

An 'Annual Ticket and Passport' allows unlimited daytime entry to the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums for twelve months. And if you miss a museum, you can visit once after the inital twelve months have expired.
Adult £21.95
60 plus £17.60
Child/Student £14.25
Family (2 adults and 3 children) £59.95

All the museums have free car parking, except in the pay-and-display car park in Ironbridge. Coach parking is free at all sites.

T  +44 (0)1952 884391 (for general enquiries)
 

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