We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dudson Museum

The Dudson Centre Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5DD, England
+44 1782 819337
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Re-visiting the Dudson Museum

I have recently visited the Dudson Museum twice in as many weeks whilst attending courses at the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gabrielle H
,
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Factory sales a must.

Dudson make the crockery for many restaurants. The quality is excellent. The Factory Outlet is a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Alan F
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Read all 39 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bottle kiln” (8 reviews)
“hidden gem” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
The Dudson Centre Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5DD, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1782 819337
Write a ReviewReviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have recently visited the Dudson Museum twice in as many weeks whilst attending courses at the Dudson Centre. As other reviewers have said, it is small but interesting and is housed in the original bottle kiln from the time when Dudson operated on that...More

Thank Gabrielle H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Dudson make the crockery for many restaurants. The quality is excellent. The Factory Outlet is a must for bargain hunters.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I first visited the museum 2 years ago when I returned to Stoke.on.Trent after living in Derbyshire for 10 years. It is a lovely museum, the lady on the desk is very informative and it is free to visit! I keep returning so please go...More

1  Thank catrugby
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Small museum. Very knowledgable lady working there who was also friendly and helpful. Off the beaten track. Needs to be advertised more. History of Dudson pottery which is still owned and run by the Dudsun family. Puts other pottery manufacturers to shame. Well worth a...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Dudson Museum, free to visit, is located inside the shell of an old bottle oven. It's a real hidden gem for the pottery enthusiast, and includes all sorts of surprises.

1  Thank Gervase C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you have ever wondered what a bottle oven looked like from inside, visit the Dudson Centre and look inside this one.

1  Thank NewSanta
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst it's only a small venue it's free to enter and the staff are always will to answer questions. There's always an activity or something for guests to take part in. The retention of a bottle kiln which your able to go inside is quite...More

2  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This museum is small but fascinating - inside the municipal complex, the curator was a lovely lady who really explained all there was to know and offered to book other tours for us if we wanted, lovely experience

Thank Londonbearboy
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A tiny museum that was brought to life by Kim the lady who showed us around with such enthusiasm. Disabled visitors could only access the ground floor but this is where most of the exhibits are.

Thank johnfergliv
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Such a shame that I didn't feel that welcomed and seeing as it was where my grandad had worked for many years. The lady who talk to us in the kiln we found very interesting and very helpful. I was unable to go to quite...More

Thank Ninakay R
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
NOM Restaurant & Bar Hanley
1,687 reviews
.29 km away
Bon Pan Asian
764 reviews
.20 km away
The Exchange Bar and Kitchen
203 reviews
.44 km away
Melice
84 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Genting Casino Stoke
91 reviews
.61 km away
The Regent Theatre
346 reviews
.58 km away
Cineworld
118 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dudson Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit