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Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Contact

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

01782 232323

Address

Bethesda Street,
Hanley,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST1 3DW

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 2 Dec - Sun 8 Apr Costumes from Victoria
Mon 6 Nov - Sun 25 Feb Rectangles,Ovals,Flowers & Angels;Pad Mark Pottery
Sat 23 Apr - Wed 1 Apr Saxon Pots and Potters
Sat 26 Aug - Sat 16 Dec Stoke-on-Trent’s Young Archaeologists’ Club
Sat 22 Jul - Fri 22 Dec Treasure 20 Trail
Fri 15 Dec Friday Twilight - Another Christmas Carol

Details

Discover our Staffordshire Hoard display along with the history of the Potteries, including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. See a Spitfire in the home city of its designer, Reginald Mitchell. Relax at the museum café or browse the Foyer Shop for unique quality gifts. Follow children’s trails and enjoy drop-in activities and special events. Changing exhibitions throughout the year. Plan your visit at stoke.gov.uk/museum.

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon treasure, worth over £3 million. Explore the history of the Potteries, including the world's greatest collection of Staffordshire Ceramics. The museum also has regular changing exhibitions. Relax at the Cafe Museum or browse the Foyer Shop for unique quality gifts. Follow children's trails and enjoy drop in activities.

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery is also home to Ozzy the famous pottery owl and Reginald Mitchell's World War 2 Mark XV1 Spitfire.

Guide dogs accepted.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled 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

Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00, Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00

Please book in advance for group visits. The minimum recommended visiting time is 3 hours.

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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