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The online catalogue does not include details of all our collections. Contact us for further information on collections not yet featured online.

Wartime Pottery

06/05/202015:0106/05/2020 15:05Leave a Comment

At the outbreak of war in September 1939 pottery production was being scaled back. Many pottery workers were being called up into the forces, or had volunteered, while others left to do war work at the local munition factories and engineering works. While export orders declined rapidly, the British government was placing large orders to […]

Wartime Recipes

28/04/202007:1610/12/2020 10:35

You may not be able to join in a street party but we have some delicious 1940s treats that you can make for your own picnic in the house or garden.

Welcome to The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

18/08/201712:1528/04/2020 12:59

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is part of Stoke-on-Trent Museums Service. The museums service was established in 1911 with the Federation of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent. The largest museum in the service, the Hanley Museum & Art Gallery, became the Stoke-on-Trent City Museum & Art Gallery when it moved to new premises in […]

William Blake Collection

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The museum holds an archive of around 1,500 images by Longton photographer, William Blake (1874-1957), taken throughout The Potteries and Staffordshire. They are a unique record of working life and social conditions in the region during the first half of the 20th century. You can browse much of the Blake collection on Staffordshire Past Track. […]

Winter Wonderland

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Words from Objects

06/05/202011:1106/05/2020 11:16

On this page we bring together poems and creative writing inspired by the museum or documenting contemporary events. If you have a piece of writing you’d like to share here, please get in touch through Facebook, Twitter or

Wrendale Sale

14/01/202111:2817/01/2021 04:14

Wrendale Design by Hannah Dale – 20 % off all these prices from January 18 until January 31.

Young Archaeologists’ Club: Volunteer Assistants Required


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work with Stoke-on-Trent Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC), helping to provide regular archaeology-themed activities for 8-16 year olds. Activities usually take place at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. What tasks and activities does this involve? Working with the YAC Leader (Curator of Local History), and other Assistants, to […]

Your Diwali Celebrations

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Your Mini Museums

22/04/202014:4906/07/2020 08:08

During the Covid-19 pandemic we asked you to share your own collections and ‘mini museums’. Here are some of the wonderful and heartfelt responses we received. Hannah & Sophie’s Museum Sophie (aged 6) and I have chosen to make our museum with some of our family history about Sophie’s great great grandma and grandad we […]