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The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

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Brilliant Museum

Hanley Museum is lovely a nice museum with lots of interesting items on display including part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eavedr
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Kidsgrove, United Kingdom
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Great place to visit. We have the Staffordshire hoard there. There always activities in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bibbsey21111974
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Travel back in time and discover the history of the Potteries, including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics. Our Reginald Mitchell WorldWar 2 Spitfire is currently being restored offsite, but see the fantastic full-size...more
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Bethesda Street | City Centre, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hanley Museum is lovely a nice museum with lots of interesting items on display including part of the saxon hoard, nice staff and good little cafe with food and drinks all reasonably priced. Toliets nice & clean too, all in all its a nice morning...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. We have the Staffordshire hoard there. There always activities in the holidays for the children to.

Thank bibbsey21111974
Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this place! I went here with my toddler and it was brilliant. I will definitely be going back. Lots of activities for the children to do whilst I studied the display. For example, dressing up, colouring, games etc. Free to enter...More

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

My grandson who is coming up to 3 years of age loved the museum and so did I. Nice and easy to get around, few things for kiddies to interact with and nice snacks and drinks in the cafe. The only thing missing for him...More

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

We had an animatronic dinosaur just a week or two back. Keep a look-out in our what's on for other events!

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting this museum since I was a child, not much has changed! However, it’s free to enter and is a good place to spend an hour or two when in the city. The main floor has the history of staffordshire from when...More

Thank RandRH
Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Visited recently with my Grandchildren and its exactly the same as when i used to take my children. Have visited Gladstone and Middleport which are brilliant but i feel that the Potteries museum really lets Stoke down. The cafe is fab though, very cheap and...More

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks for leaving a comment and I'm sorry you did not enjoy your visit as much as you could have. As a free to enter museum and in the current financial climate large scale refurbishment is difficult. However we are currently at the planning stage...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Free entrance and good If Your an art fan.Have events at holiday times for children too.Cheap and interesting way to pass a rainy day in Stoke on Trent.

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Let’s face it holidays are difficult and costly with kids. However this place only accepts a donation. There is often and activity and a themed trail for kids in the holidays, coatings a couple of pound. But there is plenty to see as they wander...More

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Love going to this museum, try to go at least once a year. There is always something different each time we go. The kids really love the place and the staff are brilliant.

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was a funny one in that there appeared to be no real theme but many galleries. Very clean and neat and well presented. The cafe was good also. You could easily lose yourself here for a couple of hours.

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Philip M, Guest Relations Manager at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

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