Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Ironbridge Gorge Museum

This Summer enjoy day after day of fun things to do with the kids at Ironbridge. Your summer trips out are sorted – join in fantastic activities and workshops. Spend a fun packed family day out at Blists Hill Victorian Town or get creative at a drop-in workshop. Our great value Annual Passport Ticket means you can come back again and again – that’s all the day trips for the summer holidays organised!

Ironbridge Gorge Museum


Experience life as it was over 100 years ago through the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a recreated Victorian Town.

Victorian characters will give you a fascinating insight into Victorian life as they go about their daily lives in their cottages, shops and places of work.  

Exchange your money at the Bank into pounds, shillings and pence 

Try some of our traditionally cooked fish and chips or delicious bread from the bakery 

Find out about curious remedies in the Victorian Pharmacy

Admire the products on sale in the Grocers and the General Drapers and Outfitter

Choose from a range of ‘old favourites’ in the sweetshop

Have fun at the Victorian Fairground during the Summer season

Take a look inside Victorian cottages and discover what life was like for a Victorian housewife

Dress up in Victorian costume to have an unforgettable portrait taken at the photographers 

Meet the animals and enjoy a journey around the town on a horse and cart

Witness traditional skills in action at the printers, candle makers and decorative plasterers

Explore original industrial monuments such as the Hay Inclined Plane and Blast Furnaces

You should allow 2 – 4 hours for a visit to Blists Hill Victorian Town. The site covers an area of 52 acres and is mostly outdoors. You will need to be adequately dressed for the weather as well as for walking on unmade roads.


Top Tip – as there is no cash point machine at Blists Hill Victorian Town, if you want to buy goods in the historic exhibits, please bring along some cash.


Check the Events Calendar for further information on the range of hands-on activities and events which run during most school holidays.

For more information, please visit this website

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