Welcome

Welcome

Stoke-on-Trent is world famous for its pottery and no visit to the city would be complete without experiencing this unique museum.

Discover how bone china tableware was made in the original workshops and giant bottle kilns of the former Gladstone China Works, now preserved as the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country.  
What’s On

What’s On

At Gladstone you can see demonstrations of traditional skills and try your hand at throwing a pot, making a bone china flower or painting pottery for a small extra charge.

We also have an exciting programme of events and activities for all ages, click above to see what's coming up.

 
Visit

Visit

Our opening hours are:
Tuesdays – Saturdays and Bank Holidays

April – September: 10am – 5pm
October – March: 10am – 4pm

Adults: £7.75
Children: £5.40 (4 – 16 years inclusive)
Concessions: £6.20
Family Ticket: £23 (2 adults, 2 children)
Café

Café

The Gladstone Café serves a range of hot and cold food, drinks, cakes and snacks and has a unique view over the museum’s cobbled courtyard and bottle ovens.

Open to both the general public and museum visitors it offers a friendly welcome and serves the local speciality – Staffordshire oatcakes.
Exploring The Potteries

Exploring The Potteries

Explore the unique locations of The Potteries through historical maps, photos and documents.