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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.

Beside the Seaside

01/06/202011:4510/12/2020 09:35

21/06/2014 – 05/10/2014 Find out more about the development of this exhibition on our blog: Behind the Scenes – Beside the Seaside

Bill the Lizard

18/01/202111:4223/04/2021 09:58

Help Bill climb down the bottomless chimney and collect the White Rabbit’s fans, but watch out for Alice’s shoe! How far can you get? Click/Tap the Green Flag to Start. Use the button below to share this page to Facebook – can your friends beat your score? Share

Biology Collections

08/12/201716:0619/01/2018 11:26

The majority of the 100,000+ animals specimens are ones found in and around The Potteries. There are over 24,000 beetles, 5,000 bird eggs, 8,000 Staffordshire moths and 14,000 snails, as well as a comprehensive collection of birds and mammals from the region. All of our taxidermy is either historic or ethically sourced – which means […]


26/03/202014:1610/12/2020 11:13

30/06/2018 – 28/10/2018

Bombing The Potteries

25/10/201915:54Leave a Comment

Early this year we hosted David, a History student eager to help us catalogue and digitise some of our Second World War collections. One of David’s jobs was to scan in a scrapbook recording air raid damage across the city. Here’s what David uncovered in some of his own words: I find it hard to […]


11/11/202012:5418/01/2021 18:05

We have a great selection of local interest books, including local history, ceramics, the pottery industry, archaeology, the Staffordshire Hoard, Anglo-Saxon history, and much more.

Bouncing Eggs – Potty Science Club

16/06/202109:0014/06/2021 11:46Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club Episode Five!If this is the first time you have joined us you will find all our experiments are conducted in a home environment and not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Build Your Own Spitfire

28/04/202016:0710/12/2020 10:29

Colour in and build your very own Spitfire. This famous Second World War aeroplane was designed by Reginald Mitchell, who was born and raised in The Potteries! Click on the boxes below to download the instructions and templates you need to build your very own Spitfire at home


29/09/201709:3421/05/2021 12:20

Due to the ongoing construction works for our new Spitfire Gallery our café is temporarily relocated to the foyer on the ground floor. We have a revised menu serving a range of light refreshments including freshly made sandwiches, a delicious range of homemade biscuits, scones and cakes. We are also offering adult and children’s take […]

Ceramic Cities

03/06/202013:0710/12/2020 09:32

24/05/2011 – 04/09/2011