Merrythought Village, Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7NJ
Opening hours:Open Daily 7:00am - 10:00pm

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Join the 'Victorian' townsfolk as they go about their daily lives in this recreation of a small community at the end of Queen Victoria's reign. Find a cure for 'drunkenness' in the Chemist, talk about the 'latest' Paris fashions in the Drapers and discover how the Victorians crafted the household objects.

Ironbridge & Toll House

Follow in the footsteps of millions of tourists who since 1779 have journeyed here to marvel at the world's first cast-iron bridge. Built by Abraham Darby III and now recognised as one of the great symbols of the Industrial Revolution.


One of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust's attractions, Enqinuity is located in Coalbrookdale close to Merrythought Village. Test your reactions against the speed of a robot, generate power from water or pull a locomotive by hand.

Investigate science and discover more about the power of technology at Enginuity.

Walking in Ironbridge

From wildlife walks on the Ironbridge Way to a heritage trail around south Telford, there are walks for all ages and abilities. This website is packed with routes to suit all abilities, take your time and discover the rich and varied landscapes.

Maws Craft Centre

The complex houses 20 independently run craft and design studios & shops, art galleries and holistic therapists. Many of the resident workshops specialize in producing unique designs and gifts and also undertake commissions.