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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Shropshire Category Museums & Galleries, For the Family, For the Kids, For Adults
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A World Heritage Site where iron was first smelted and the first iron bridge, 1779, built by Abraham Darby. Many restored industrial buildings in the area include: the Coalport China Factory, which is now a museum; the Tar Tunnel; the Jackfield Tile Museum, once one of the largest tile manufactories in the world; Abraham Darby's original blast furnace at the Museum of Iron; Rosehill and Dale House, which once were homes of Ironmasters; and Blists Hill Victorian Town, a series of old buildings brought from other sites.

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