Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott
Church Stretton SY6 6QN
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is one of Britain's leading working farm museums. We specialise in practical demonstrations of historic farming using traditional skills and period horse-drawn machines.
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Legges Way, Madeley
Telford TF7 5DU
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.
Broseley Pipeworks - Clay Tobacco Pipe Museum
Broseley TF12 5NA
Few places are as evocative as Broseley Pipeworks. This abandoned factory once made millions of clay pipes - the kind that people smoked tobacco with - and exported them across the world.
Clun Town Trust Museum
Town Hall, The Square
Clun SY7 8JA
Houses a multitude of local historical & agricultural artefacts covering last 250 years reflecting the diversity of trades in this once self contained town in the centre of a large farming community. Unique noted collection of over 6,000 flints from Mesolithic period. Victorian smocks, uniforms and relics of 1st & 2nd World wars.
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Telford TF8 7DQ
Step inside the mighty Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and discover the revolutionary techniques that made Coalbrookdale the most famous ironworks in the world. Explore the remains of the water powered blast furnace where Abraham Darby I perfected the smelting of iron with coke instead of charcoal.
Coalport China Museum
High Street, Coalport, Ironbridge
Telford TF8 7HZ
Coalport China Museum was home to the famous firm until 1926 and is filled with the finest examples of their work. The factory's unusual buildings contain colourful displays depicting a history of china-making, as well as demonstration workshops where, during school holidays, you'll be able to have a go yourself. The Coalport China Manufactory was the largest works of its kind in the mid 19th century. Collections: The museum holds the most comprehensive collection of 18th century Caughley porcelain anywhere. The reference collection includes the pieces, several hundred sherds excavated at the factory site, and plaster moulds, together with a significant paper archive relating to the history and development of the factory and personnel associated with it.
Telford TF8 7DQ
The Darby family's historic homes - Rosehill House and Dale House - are collectively known as the Darby Houses. See family objects, papers, plans and pictures which dot the rooms and give you a very real sense of how the family lived, as well as worked.
Coach Road, Coalbrookdale
Telford TF8 7DQ
Packed with hands-on experiences and interactive exhibits, a visit to this fun-filled science and technology centre is great fun for all ages. Investigate science and discover more about the power of technology at Enginuity.
House on Crutches Museum
Opposite Town Hall, High Street
Bishops Castle SY9 5AA
First established in 1993, the House on Crutches Museum is situated in a remarkable timber framed building: an early 15th century house with crooked stairs, wonderful beams and sloping floors. This houses an extensive social history collection covering all aspects of this South Shropshire community. The story of this thriving market town is told through displays of local artefacts and memorabilia, temporary exhibits and the sharing of knowledge by our team of enthusiastic volunteers.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Library & Archives
Long Warehouse, Coalbrookdale
Telford TF8 7DQ
The museum has built up an extensive research library, which is based in the Long Warehouse, adjacent to the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron. Collections include material on the history of the iron industry, bridge building, civil engineering, brick and tile manufacture, coal mining, the pottery and porcelain industries, railways, canals, the social history of the East Shropshire Coalfield and all other subjects represented at the museum's sites.
Jackfield Tile Museum
Salthouse Road, Jackfield
Telford TF8 7LJ
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. Collections: The museum has an impressive collection of over 23,000 19th-century decorative tiles, with examples from most of the major Victorian factories in this country.
Land of Lost Content - Museum of British Popular Culture
The Market Hall, Market Street
Craven Arms SY7 9NW
A million memories from the 20th century. See all we enjoyed and all we endured, everything you, your parents, grandparents, sons and daughters owned, used, played with and threw away.
Ludlow Library & Museum Resource Centre
Ludlow SY8 2PG
The Ludlow Library and Museum Resource Centre is situated at the end of Parkway off Corve Street, with a large public car park accessible from Upper Galdeford and Station Drive. Disabled parking and provision for bicycles is available adjacent to the entrance.
Ludlow SY8 1AW
There's been a museum in Ludlow since 1833. The Resource Centre cares for some of Shropshire's most important collections. Find out about the town, its history, its archeology, its geology and its wildlife.
Market Drayton Museum & Resource Centre - The Story of Drayton
53 Shropshire Street
Market Drayton TF9 3DA
The story of Market Drayton and the surrounding area, from earliest times to today, told with things, pictures and words. Everything in it is associated with Drayton - either made here or with a special Drayton connection.
Much Wenlock Museum
Much Wenlock TF13 6HR
Much Wenlock Museum has been refurbished with financial assistance from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Shropshire Council. The new displays tell the story of the town and surrounding area, the links between Dr. William Penny Brookes and the Modern Olympic Games, and the geology of Wenlock Edge.
Museum of The Gorge
The Wharfage, Ironbridge
Telford TF8 7NH
Understand more about the history of the Ironbridge Gorge and discover why, as a World Heritage Site, it ranks alongside the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal in its importance in world history. Located in a Gothic-style warehouse the museum of the Gorge provides a fascinating insight into the history of the Ironbridge Gorge and is a great place to start your visit to the area.
Mythstories Museum of Myth & Fable
The Morgan Library, Aston Street
Wem SY4 5AU
Mythstories is an actual and virtual museum of myths, fables and legends. Its focus is on storytelling and the oral tradition, every visitor gets to hear at least one verbal story. Group visits are tailored to their requirements - educational visits are always welcome, we cater from pre-school through to U3A. Given notice we can cater for most non-English speaking groups.
Northgate, High Street
Bridgnorth WV16 4ER
Visit the Northgate Museum in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Packed full of treasures, the museum should be the first stop for anyone wanting to discover the history of the town and the local area. Collections: It has over 4,500 objects in its collection. The earliest object on display at the museum dates back to the Saxon period.
Oswestry Transport Museum
Oswestry SY11 1RE
We are the Cambrian Railways Society, based in the Welsh-border market town of Oswestry. Formed in 1972, the group has spent the intervening period gathering an invaluable collection of artefacts from railways in the former Cambrian Railways Company (CR) area, which once covered a vast chunk of mid and north Wales, together with the Shropshire borderland; and ensuring the survival of many more.
Park Hall Countryside Experience
Park Hall Farm
Whittington SY11 4AS
Park Hall near Oswestry in Shropshire is one of the region's most exciting all weather family visitor attractions. There are three museums: The Victorian School at Park Hall aims to offer a unique insight into the school life of the child born in the Victorian era; in 2009 a reproduction of an Iron Age roundhouse was built at Park Hall to compliment the development of the nearby Old Oswestry Iron Age Hillfort; we are proud to offer a permanent home to a magnificent collection of uniforms, artefacts and memorabilia which depicts the history of the life in the Welsh Guards.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Shifnal TF11 8UP
The Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom. It is home to 70 aircraft and war planes, missiles, transport & training and research and development collections. The National Cold War Exhibition with its interactive kiosks and hotspots offers visitors the opportunity to see what life was like behind the Iron Curtain.
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
The Music Hall, The Square
Shrewsbury SY1 1LH
The collections of Shrewsbury Museums Service comprise about 166,000 items including geology, natural history, archaeology, social history, fine and decorative arts.
Telford TF8 7HT
Amongst the oldest tourist attractions in the Ironbridge Gorge is the Tar Tunnel, where miners digging in 1787 struck a spring of natural bitumen, a black treacle-like substance. The eerie brick-lined tunnel was a great curiosity in the 18th century and bitumen still oozes from its walls today.
Whitchurch Heritage Centre
12 St Mary's Street
Whitchurch SY13 1QY
The Heritage Centre opened in 1998 and includes a Tourist Information facility. Staff are able to offer a wealth of information on the town's history as well as giving invaluable advice on what to visit in the area and further afield. Displays in the Main Hall include local Roman archaeological finds and examples of Joyce's clocks. The Gallery contains paintings by Randolph Caldecott and displays of Edward German memorabilia - both previous inhabitants of Whitchurch.
Wroxeter Roman City - English Heritage
Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6PH
Wroxeter (or 'Viroconium') was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city, populated by retired soldiers and traders.