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This list of museums in Shropshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm Image needed LHB Acton Scott Shropshire Farm website, Victorian period working farm
Bishop’s Castle Railway and Transport Museum Image needed LHB Bishop's Castle Shropshire Transportation History of the Bishop's Castle Railway
Blists Hill Victorian Town Canal Street Cart at Blists Hill Open Air Museum - geograph.org.uk - 1455996 Madeley Telford and Wrekin Living Late 19th century period Victorian town, includes steam-operated pithead, chemist, squatters cottage, schoolhouse and a bank, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Broseley Pipeworks Image needed LHB Broseley Telford and Wrekin Industry website, former clay tobacco pipe making factory, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Cambrian Railway Museum Image needed LHB Oswestry Shropshire Railway Heritage railway and museum
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron Museum of Steel Sculpture - geograph.org.uk - 152193 Coalbrookdale Telford and Wrekin Industry website, 17th century ironworks, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, includes museum of steel sculpture
Coalport China Museum Kiln at Coalport China Museum Coalport Telford and Wrekin Industry History and production of Coalport chinaware, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Coleham Pumping Station ColehamPumpingStation Coleham Shropshire Technology Victorian pumping station with preserved steam engines
Daniels Mill Bridgnorth Shropshire Mill 18th century working water mill
Darby Houses Image needed LHB Coalbrookdale Telford and Wrekin Historic house website, 17th century period homes of the Quaker managers of the Coalbrookdale Ironworks; one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Engine House 7325 Mogul at Engine House Highley Shropshire Railway Severn Valley Railway visitor center with steam locomotives and railway exhibits, located at the Highley railway station
Enginuity Enginuity Museum Coalbrookdale Telford and Wrekin Science Principles of design and technology in industry and manufacturing, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
House on Crutches Museum 'House on Crutches', Bishop's Castle - geograph.org.uk - 101577 Bishop's Castle Shropshire Local website, timber-framed house with local history, domestic and agriculture exhibits
Iron Bridge and Toll House Ironbridge 6 Ironbridge Telford and Wrekin Technology First arch bridge in the world to be made out of cast iron in 1779, toll house features exhibits on the bridge's construction, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Jackfield Tile Museum Ironbridge 9 Jackfield Telford and Wrekin Art Decorative tile factory, galleries showing tiles and period rooms decorated with tiles, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Museum of the Gorge Museum of the Gorge, Ironbridge - geograph.org.uk - 207017 Ironbridge Telford and Wrekin Local website, history of the Ironbridge Gorge, coal mining and local history, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford Aerospace Museum - geograph.org.uk - 47387 Cosford Shropshire Aviation History of aviation and the Royal Air Force, features war planes, transport and training aircraft, engines, missiles and rocket-powered weapons, exhibits on changes in air technology, Cold War history. Host of the RAF Cosford Air Show
Tar Tunnel Coalport Telford and Wrekin Industry Tunnel where bitumen seeps through, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums


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