Blists Hill Victorian Town Museums
Legges Way, Madeley
Costumed staff give a warm welcome and a fascinating insight into how life was lived in Victorian Times. Exchange your money in the Bank; admire the goods in the Grocers, Bakery and Sweetshop. Find out about curious remedies in the Chemist and see the printer and candle-maker in action.
Explore magnificent new Canal Street at Blists Hill Victorian Town. The Street is lined on both sides with a wonderful parade of shops, including a Drapers and Outfitters, Post Office, Photographers, Sweetshop and Fried Fish Dealers while the artisans' corner includes plumbers, tinsmiths and decorative plasterers.
Discover what life was like for a Victorian housewife in the cottage and in the summer enjoy a journey on a horse and cart and a ride on the fairground. On most Wednesday mornings you can see red hot molten iron being poured in The Foundry.
Visitors can ride a short distance through the woods on the narrow gauge railway in to the Clay Mine where they will learn more about the vital importance of the mining industries in the Ironbridge Gorge. A fun AV show in the mine features a father and son team telling their experiences as clay miners. The Mine Experience last about 20 minutes and has an additional fee.
AddressLegges Way, Madeley, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5DU
Opening times10am - 4pm 09 November 2009 - 19 March 2010
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