Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery information

Stoke-on-Trent , England
Bethesda St, Hanley
+44 1782 236000
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Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun
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For a thorough overview of the Potteries area's history, this museum/gallery houses an extensive ceramics display, from Toby jugs and jasperware to outrageous ornamental pieces. Other highlights include treasures from the 2009-discovered Staffordshire Hoard (the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever found, incorporating 5.1kg of gold, 1.4kg of silver and some 3500 pieces of jewellery); displays on the WWII Spitfire, created by the Stoke-born aviator Reginald Mitchell; and artworks by TS Lowry and Sir Henry Moore.