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Museum - Industrial, £5.25-£7.50

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Gladstone Courtyard

Gladstone Courtyard

The atmospheric courtyard at Gladstone Pottery Museum

Details

Visit the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal burning ovens made the world's finest bone china. See traditional skills, original workshops, the cobbled yard and huge bottle kilns, 'Flushed with Pride' toilet exhibit, Tile Gallery and 1890's Doctor's House that create an atmospheric timewarp that has no equal. Visit the Tea rooms, and gift shop with exclusive handmade pottery, books and gifts.

Guided tours should be booked in advance. Please allow 2-3 hours for your visit.

Birthday parties catered for, please ring for further details.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Guide dogs admitted

Opening details

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


Prices

Adult: £7.50, Child: (4-16) £5.25, Concessions: £6.00, Family: (2 &) £22.00. Please ring for group rates.

Annual Pass - The Gladstone Annual Pass entitles the holder to visit the museum as many times as they want for a year for less than the cost of two visits. Adult passes cost £11.00 and concession and children's passes are £9.25, providing outstanding value.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Gladstone Pottery Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 913432  Lat: 52.98645 Long: -2.13103

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.

Bus services 6 & 6A every 20 minutes.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Longton station

Facilities

  • 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
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Guide dogs admitted