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The trail brings together a large number of attractions. It tells the emerging story of the Staffordshire Hoard and the Anglo Saxon history of the region, through a series of informative displays.
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Discover how bone china tableware was made in the original workshops and giant bottle kilns of the former Gladstone China Works, now preserved as the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country.
Gladstone Pottery Museum Uttoxeter Road Longton Stoke-on-Trent ST3 1PQ
The National Brewery Centre Museum incorporates large elements of the original Bass Collection. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing – the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton’s world-renowned brewing reputation.
National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1NG Tel:01283 532 880
World of Wedgwood Wedgwood Drive Barlaston Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire ST12 9ER United Kingdom
A family friendly museum set in Brampton Park, less than a mile from the centre of Newcastle Under Lyme. This fascinating place has something for everyone. Visit the Victorian Street, the Toy Gallery, or peek into the 1930s and 40s house. Exhibitions change frequently so there is always something new to see.
Brampton Park, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 0QP
Stoke on Trent boasts four museums. Two of which are award winning and located close to the city. The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery where, as well as discovering The Potteries history, you can see Reginald Mitchell’s WWII Spitfire. An unrivaled collection of Staffordshire ceramics and items from the Staffordshire Hoard ensure that there is plenty to see. Or gain an insight to Victorian factory life with a visit to the Gladstone Pottery Museum. Have a try at throwing your own pot or just watch the skilled demonstrations. Home to the only steam driven potters mill in the world, Etruria Industrial Museum is located at the junction of the Trent and Mersey and Caulden canals. Or take relax at Ford Green Hall, a 17th Century timber framed house with an award winning museum and period gardens.
stoke on trent
This National Trust attraction provides two different experiences in the same place. Visit the showpiece 17th century Hall and see the spectacular designs and craftmanship. The museum of childhood gets all ages excited. Join in and become a Victorian pupil, a scullery maid, or just reminisce about your own childhood. Both attractions offer special events and activities for everyone to get more involved and hands on.
Sudbury, Ashbourne, Staffordshire, DE6 5HT