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Gladstone Pottery Museum

Uttoxeter Road
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST3 1PQ

Tel: 01782 237777

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult:£7.75 per ticket
Child: (4-16)£5.40 per ticket
Concessions:£6.20 per ticket
Family:£23.00 per ticket

Gladstone’s Annual Pass provides outstanding value if you plan on visiting the museum more than once. Adult passes cost £11.50 each – children and concessions £9.50 each – and entitle the user to free entry for 12 months.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M6 take junction 15 follow A500 and take A50 to Longton. Take exit off A50 to Longton and follow brown signs to Gladstone Pottery Museum.

Public Transport Directions

Bus services 6 & 6A every 20 minutes. Nearest railway station is Longton, which is 1 mile away.

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Awards

  • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Card offer Enjoy Card offer 2018
  • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2017 Gold Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2017 Gold 2017
  • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2017 Silver Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2017 Silver 2017

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Summer times (1 Apr 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
Winter times (1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
SundayClosed
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

* Tuesday – Saturday, Bank Holidays

October – March: 10:00 – 16:00, Tea Room: 11:00 – 15:30

April – September: 10:00 – 17:00, Tea Room: 11:00 – 16:00


What's Nearby

  1. Zoomorphic Mount

    Made by: Artworks: Phil Brown (Project Manager), Jak Forester and Dan Cutter
    This mount...

    0.41 miles away
  2. Longton Park (Queens Park)

    Longton Park (Queens Park)

    Formal park with a lake, play area, football pitch, crown green bowls and fishing...

    0.86 miles away
  3. Paint a Pot Studio

    Paint a Pot Studio

    Paint your own pot, all materials are provided for a day out with a difference.

    0.91 miles away
  1. LoveClay Ceramics Centre

    The 'LOVECLAY' Ceramics Centre located at the new Valentine Clays headquarters in Fenton...

    1.25 miles away
  2. The Needle

    The Needle

    The Needle was designed as an echo of the spire on the old Town Hall

    1.57 miles away
  3. The Artbay Gallery

    The Artbay Gallery

    Bizarre, abstract, erotic, futuristic....
    The Artbay Gallery offers the contemporary...

    1.66 miles away
  4. Still Life

    Still Life

    This sculpture represents the bottle kilns that once dominated the area's landscape.

    1.79 miles away
  5. Sir Stanley Matthews (Bet365 Stadium)

    Sculptors: Julian Jeffery, Carl Payne, Andy Edwards. The three nine foot statues were...

    1.82 miles away
  6. Smiths Pool LNR

    Smiths Pool LNR

    Local Nature Reserve & fishing pool.

    1.85 miles away
  7. Mount Pleasant Park

    Mount Pleasant Park

    1.85 miles away
  8. St. Peter's Community Mosaic

    Sculptor: community project. In May 2000, artists were commissioned to develop the images...

    2.36 miles away
  9. Stoke Minster (St Peter ad Vincula)

    Stoke Minster (St Peter ad Vincula)

    The roots of the city's Ceramic prosperity are found in the minster: Josiah Wedgwood is...

    2.4 miles away
  10. A Man Can't Fly

    Sculptor: Ondre Nowakowski. Visible to passengers travelling south as they depart...

    2.4 miles away
  11. Another Gift

    Sculptor: Liz Lemon. Liz Lemon’s startling piece of art, sits on the corner of Kingsway...

    2.43 miles away
  12. Ribbons of Light

    This stainless steel relief extends along the northern and southern sides of the A500...

    2.46 miles away
  13. Colin Minton Campbell 1827-1885

    Sculptor: Sir Thomas Brock. Colin Minton Campbell (1827-1885) was the grandson of Thomas...

    2.53 miles away
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