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Local Directory > What to See > Museums

Any distances shown are approximate miles from Church Stretton Town Centre.


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Land of Lost Content (8 miles)

 

Not so much a museum more a work of art about popular culture. 

Open daily (except Wednesdays).  11am - 5pm (last entry 4.10pm). Closed December and January.

Tel: 01588 676176
 

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (3 miles)

 

The Acton Scott Historic Working Farm was the location for the TV series "Victorian Farm". There are 22 acres of land worked by shire horses and skilled manpower, demonstrating how a mixed South Shropshire farm would have been managed around 1890. Traditional crafts are demonstrated and there is a picnic area and cafe. The farm livestock includes breeds which were popular in the area 100 years ago. It is open from Easter to the end of October.

Please say you saw Acton Scott on the Church Stretton website.

 

The Bog Visitor Centre (8 miles)

 

The Bog Visitor Centre, in the shadow of the Stiperstones in Shropshire, is a gas-lit Victorian former school which is one of the few remaining buildings of a lost lead and barytes-mining village. 

 

Cosford Royal Air Force Museum (33 miles)

 
The Aerospace Museum at Cosford is only about 45 minutes away, very close to junction 3 of the M54. There are collections of Missiles, Warplanes,...
 

Railway Museum (11 miles)

 

The Society's museum can be found in School Lane off the High Street Bishop's Castle. Opening times are: Saturday and Sundays 14.00 hrs - 17.00 hrs from Easter to the end of September.

 

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (7 miles)

 
Located on the A49 at the south end of Craven Arms, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre holds the Secret Hills exhibition, a Cafe, Gallery,...
 

Snailbeach Lead Mine (11 miles)

 

Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have yielded the greatest volume of lead per acre of any mine in Europe. 

 

Telford and Ironbridge (18 miles)

 

Ironbridge is a World Heritage Site nestled in the Ironbridge Gorge. Home to the Industrial revolution and Abraham Darby's Iron Bridge - it now has a magnificent, £12 million new development at Blists Hill Victorian Town, which includes a landmark Visitor Centre and a new street of Victorian shops.

Telford is a must for anyone interested in industrial archaeology.