The Wedgwood Museum has something for everyone.
The museum chronicles the life of one man, the company he founded and the people whose skills, artistry and ingenuity have for many generations kept Wedgwood at the forefront of taste and fashion.
Josiah Wedgwood I, the ‘Father of English Potters’ was a fascinating individual, scientist, artist, entrepreneur and social reformer and one of the most important figures of his age.
Housed in a stunning contemporary building, the collection is displayed chronologically from 1730, the birth of Josiah Wedgwood, to today. It houses paintings by famous artists, intriguing documents and an outstanding display of some of the world’s finest Wedgwood ceramic pieces.
The award-winning museum, illustrating the changing styles, fashions and taste throughout the years, is self-guided and has staff on hand to answer your questions leaving you free to explore the wonders of the collection.
Listen to the words of Josiah and other influential commentators, enjoy a virtual reality tour of the purpose-built Etruria factory and even create your own electronic portrait medallion.