Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge

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#1 of 384 in Things to do in Shropshire
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Quaint cottages, red-brick buildings, and rustic farmhouses are dotted throughout Blists Hill Victorian Town, an open-air museum recreating the conditions and lifestyle of a Victorian-era Shropshire town. Founded in 1973, the museum employs actors and tradespeople to staff the town's shops and to demonstrate trades that would have been prominent during that era. Before you head to Telford, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Telford online visit planner, to make sure you see all that Telford has to offer, including Blists Hill Victorian Town.
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  • Blists Hill near Ironbridge was once an industrial area of brick and tile works, blast furnaces, and coal, iron and fire clay mines. It has now been developed with the addition of other historic...  more »
  • Contrary to your more recent reviews I found Blist's Hill at Cristmas to be exceptional - The staff had obviously gone out of the way to please. The Snow Machine was working, children were really...  more »
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  • Good place to visit and recall days gone by. Very educational for young people. Old fashion fair ground. Fish and chips cooked in Beef dripping fabulous. I would suggest that you purchase a museum passport. All 10 museums has many times as you want over the twelve months.
  • Well worth visiting. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Easy to get to, parking is well laid out. The guides are really helpful and there are lots to see. Can be fun for the kids to change to old money for the visit.

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