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Museum of Royal Worcester

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Address: Worcester Porcelain Museum Severn Street, Worcester WR1 2ND, England
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My husbands favourite.

We had two very interesting hours in this pottery museum which was on two floors, history going back to the 18 century.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MaryMelling
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two very interesting hours in this pottery museum which was on two floors, history going back to the 18 century.

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meter parking right outside. Nice clean toilets. And then of course there is the Worcester china. Plus we were lucky that there was an artist there painting pieces and talking us through the process etc. Lovely smell of aniseed oil too.

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Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are beautiful artefacts on display, unfortunately, the skill required to produce them has moved offshore to cheaper labour markets. I am not sure whether this is just a lesson in the cycle of industrial economics that we should accept, or lament. Last year we visited for the first time and were struck by the technical level of the artistry... More 

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Birmingham
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What stunning items on display! Lots of history to see and listen to on the recorded guide. Some magnificent pieces hard to believe they are porcelain/china. Lovely staff on entry - very welcoming.

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

West with whole family, because lives close to and was delighted about all what we seen. Just superb collection plus historical film inside. Well worth to visit.

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Thank Arunas V
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you like exquisite porcelain you must visit this museum. We were lucky to meet Avril who used to make porcelain flower decorations demonstrating techniques and also a group of conservators renovating the original design drawings. As well as hundreds of examples of fine bone china porcelain. As well as a good gift shop!

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

A breath taking collection of Worcester best bone China, the staff are very helpful, the hand painted China the best that I have ever seen. You are only 100 yds from Worcester Cathedral

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Shrewsbury
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were very unlucky with timing of our visit to the Royal Worcester museum, arriving just as the BBC were about to film Philip Serrell visiting the museum as part of the tv show Antique Road Trip. We were therefore unable to go into the museum itself. However what a treat we had chatting with the ladies in the museum... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A good overview of pottery history as royal Worcester led the way. The only sad thing is that the company was taken over by foreigners and no longer appear to be producing pottery

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Caroline E, Commercial Development Assistant at Museum of Royal Worcester, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum of Royal Worcester and hope to see you again soon. Royal Worcester was acquired by the Portmeirion Group based in Stoke-On-Trent who continues to produce Royal Worcester china. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

i have been a devoted fan of this pottery company and was so looking forward to it but when we went into the shop intending to go in the lady in the shop was rather unfriendly the fact she did not either speak good English or understand didn't help there was a special offer on but the item i wanted... More 

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