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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Discover our Staffordshire Hoard display along with the history of the Potteries, including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. Relax at the museum café or browse the Foyer Shop for unique quality gifts. Follow children’s trails and enjoy drop-in activities and special events. Changing exhibitions throughout the year. See website for details”
  • 11 locals recommend
Store
“Visit the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal burning ovens made the world’s finest bone china. See traditional skills, original workshops, the cobbled yard and huge bottle kilns that create an atmospheric time warp that has no equal. Visit the gift shop with exclusive handmade pottery, books and gifts.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Museum
“The World of Wedgwood is intended as the ultimate destination to experience the Wedgwood Brand. Our aim is to bring the heritage and craftsmanship of Wedgwood to our visitors in a genuinely inspiring, sophisticated and elegant way. Visit World of Wedgwood to discover new perspectives, broaden horizons, and deepen your understanding of the world and its heritage and culture. An attraction suitable for all ages, an opportunity to ‘learn by doing’, to shop, eat and explore… Discover the story of Josiah Wedgwood and his lasting influence on industry, society and local infrastructure and then take a Factory Tour to see all aspects of our production processes and techniques. Try your hand at the potter’s wheel in the Master Craft Studio or create your own piece of Wedgwood bone china tableware in the Decorating Studio. Afternoon tea in the Wedgwood Tea Conservatory is a truly elegant and memorable experience served on Wedgwood china by highly experienced staff. Enjoy lunch in our worker’s canteen inspired Dining Hall, delicious dishes served with a contemporary twist. Discover cutting-edge designs, tap into a unique lifestyle and buy from the very latest ranges in our Flagship Store. Our Factory Outlet offers ever-changing ranges of retired products and factory seconds at highly discounted prices, with up to 70% off. Open 7 days a week. Ample free parking. Keep up to date with news and events on the World of Wedgwood website and social media channels.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Famous ceramic factory museum exploring the history of British craftsmanship & hosting workshops.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“Moorcroft Heritage Visitor centre houses one of the most famous bottle ovens in the Potteries. It has a small museum and offers guided factory tours and a shop. Tel: 01782 820515. Opening times: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat: 9.30pm-4.30pm Closed on Sundays. Address: Sandbach Road, Burslem ST6 2DQ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“An award-winning visitor destination in Stokeon-Trent, Middleport Pottery’s factory tours offer a unique opportunity to experience traditional handcraft methods unchanged since the 1880s. Other attractions include a fully restored steam engine, Burleigh factory shop, canal-side cafe, Victorian Offices and Grade II listed bottle kiln.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Kilndown Close, Etruria Vale Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB Etruria Industrial Museum and Heritage Centre, the home of Jesse Shirley’s Bone and Flint Mill - the only steam driven potter's mill in the world.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Step back in time and visit a unique 17th century timber framed farmhouse. Home of the Ford family for over 200 years. Available for educational school visits and wedding venue. Events held throughout the year. Please see website for full details.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
  • 1 local recommends