The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Charity information

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust aims to conserve, maintain and interpret the remarkable monuments to Britain’s industrial history that survive in the Ironbridge Gorge.

Founded 1967

  • Mission statement

    The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is the most significant independent museum in the country and runs one of the largest education programmes. It attracts over 560,000 visitors a year, 70,000 of whom are school children. It is home to unrivalled collections of engineering, ironworking, machinery, porcelain, social history, industrial art, archives, tiles and architectural ceramics associated with the industries of the Gorge.

    The Trust cares for 36 scheduled monuments and listed buildings within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site and operates 10 museums which collectively tell the amazing story of the Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Through the hard work of a remarkable community of professional staff and volunteers, visitors’ experiences are enriched through innovative educational workshops, live demonstrations and hands-on activities.

  • Aims

    The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust aims to:

    • To interpret the remarkable monuments to Britain’s industrial history that survive in the Ironbridge Gorge
  • Overview

    Established: January 1967

    Registered Charity Number: 503717

    Phone number: 01952 435900

    Address: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DQ

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