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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
Description
The museum holds a selection of historic machinery and equipment relating to the ceramic manufacturing process.
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The museum holds a selection of historic machinery and equipment relating to the ceramic manufacturing process.
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Location Details

Coalport China Museum
Coalport High Street Coalport Ironbridge Telford TF8 7HZ
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DOMUS
WM000124 
Telephone
01952 580650
Fax
01952 580627 
Building Information
Grade II*. The unique set of manufacturing buildings dates from 1796 to 1926.
Collections Overview
The museum focuses on the largest and most comprehensive collections of Coalport and Caughley china in any museum, but also contain sherds and plaster moulds. There are groups of Salopian and Benthall art pottery, Bradley pottery and Wrockwardine Wood glass. A selection of historic machinery and equipment relates to the ceramic manufacturing process.
Display Overview
The permanent displays are supplemented by temporary exhibitions, working exhibits, demonstrations and guided tours.
Star Objects
Northumberland Vase (Coalport) Flower-encrusted pot-pourri (Coalport) Cabbage-leaf mask-head jug with a view of the Iron Bridge.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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