Jackfield Tile Museum

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Salthouse Road Jackfield

  • Visitor Information Centre: 01952 433 424

The village of Jackfield was once the world centre of the tile industry, and Jackfield Tile Museum set in an immense Victorian factory, celebrates the decorative tiles that once graced the Empire. Room after room is filled with beautiful displays and room settings such as the pub, the tube station and the butchers. On certain days, you can watch staff from the Craven Dunnill Company manufacture tiles or even create your own at regularly held workshops. At the adjacent 'Fusion' see contemporary Designers and Makers in action. You can also hire a bike from here to explore the area the 'green' way. The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Daily 10am-5pm Closed: 24 & 25 December and 01 January


Adults £8.10, 60 Plus £7.20 & Children £5.40 Annual Passport Ticket for all ten of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums allowing repeat visits all year - Adult £27.95, 60 Plus £21.50, Children £16.95, Family (2ads) £68.00 and Fam (1ad) £50.00


  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • English Heritage

Travel directions:

The Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford town centre in Shropshire. Take junction 4 or junction 6 off the M54. Follow brown and white signs to Ironbridge Gorge. For Jackfield Tile Museum follow signs for Ironbridge Museums.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Mail order service available
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • 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
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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