Although the museum currently operates as part of Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Museum Service, the Friends of Etruria Industrial Museum – a group of enthusiastic supporters and volunteers – have decided to set up a small charity to help preserve and develop Etruria Industrial Museum for the benefit of the public. For more information and to see details of special events, go to www.etruriamuseum.org.uk.
1 & 2 June: 11am – 4pm
3 & 4 August: 11am – 4pm
14 & 15 September: 11am – 4pm
7 & 8 December: 11am – 4pm
£5.50 per head, includes 45-60 minute tour of the mill and refreshments. Minimum of ten people required, booking essential – to book call 01782 233144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Etruria Industrial Museum is currently in steam five times per year. These are unique opportunities to see Britain’s last steam-powered potter’s mill in operation.
Steaming days run from 11am with last entry at 4pm. Steaming demonstrations begin at 1pm and end at 4:30pm.
1 & 2 June 2013: Canal Festival
See the mill in steam, boats, music, stalls, activities and much more. For more information see www.etruriacanalsfestival.org.uk
3 & 4 August 2013: Community steaming
Enjoy fun community events and see the mill in steam
14 & 15 September 2013: Heritage Open Days
Mill in steam alongside an exciting display of classic vehicles
7 & 8 December 2013: Christmas Steaming
Warm up and see the mill in steam. Look out for a special visit from Santa himself!