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Tel : +44 01952 884391

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Enginuity is the tenth in the series of Ironbridge Gorge Museums and opened in 2002 to acclaim and cries of amazement. Enginuity is a design and technology centre that lets you and your family become apprentice engineers for a while. The museum is split into four 'zones' - Materials, Energy, Design, and Systems & Controls where you can find out how everyday objects work by looking inside them. You'll use the latest technology to move a simulated x-ray machine over objects such as an electric guitar, a mobile phone and a teddy bear. You'll experiment with gadgets and gizmos used to design things we see and use everyday. This is your opportnity to fulfil a childhood dream and pull a real 5-ton locomotive. You can even control the flow of water to generate electricity or flood the surrounding villages and you pitch your wits against the speed and accuracy of a robotic arm.

The museum also holds an array of weird and wonderful activities throughout the year. Previous events have included puppet designing and constructing and launching rocket-propelled witches! At Enginuity you will discover a wealth of innovative ideas, activities and exhibitions to amuse and challenge all visitors who are young-at-heart.


Contact the group visits officer for group prrices on 01952 435900.

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February half-term - Celebrate the birth of flight at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums 18th – 26th February

Celebrate the birth of flight during the February half-term with an array of themed family activities at Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge Museums tying in with special flight-linked anniversaries.

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posted 03/01/2017 02:00:00

Design and make jumping creatures and catapults at Enginuity

Easter holidays 25th March - 10th April - Use your imagination to design colourful spring loaded creatures and see how far they can jump at Enginuity, near Ironbridge, Shropshire during the Easter school holidays. Then make and experiment with a catapult to compare how far it can launch a ‘missile’.

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posted 24/02/2016 05:00:00



By Road

From junction 6 of the M54 take the A5223 south towards Ironbridge.
Pass the turning for Cherry Tree Hill.
Finish on the right at Enginuity.

By Public Transport

From Telford Central station it is 5 miles to Enginuity.

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Enginuity facilities include:

  • Toilets
  • Min group size
  • Max group size
  • On site parking
  • Groups accepted
  • Picnic site

Enginuity accessibility includes:

  • Facilities for hearing impaired visitors
  • Ramp/level access
  • Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

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