The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery


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Bethesda Street Hanley
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST1 3DW
England

Travel back in time and discover the history of the the Potteries, including the world's greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. See Reginald Mitchell's World War 2 Spitfire and all sorts of art and craft. Enjoy a light lunch or afternoon snack in our relaxing Café Museum and browse in The Foyer Shop for unique quality cards, gifts, books and souvenirs of the Potteries. The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 11am - 4pm

Charges:

Free

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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