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Café, next open Sat 2 Jan 2010 - Thu 31 Dec 2020, free entry


Museum Cafe

Museum Cafe


Enjoy a light lunch or afternoon snack in the relaxing cafe with regular musical accompaniment by Frank Leigh.

The Cafe Museum is adjacent to the Forum Theatre. It serves a wide selection of hot and cold food and beverages, including fair-trade products and Staffordshire oatcakes. It also offers a licensed bar facility outside Museum opening hours.

Covers: 40

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 2 Jan 2010 - Thu 31 Dec 2020 Mon - Sat 10:00 to 16:30 | Sun 14:00 to 16:30
Boxing Day, Christmas Day closed
Open as per the Museum for Christmas & New Year


Free entry



Plan route to The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 881473  Lat: 53.02335 Long: -2.17742

From the M6, exit at junction 15 or 16 and take the A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. Follow the signs for the City Centre, Cultural Quarter, and The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

Bus services:
23, 23A every 10 minutes.
24 & 24A every 30 minutes.
25 every 10 minutes.

Nearest car parks are Lichfield Street and John Street Multi Storey. More car parking is available on Meigh Street Multi Storey.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stoke-on-Trent station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed