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V&A Wedgwood Collection

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Welcome to V&A Wedgwood Collection, the museum of Wedgwood’s design history and creative future located at the heart of the Potteries. From the extraordinary collection and UNESCO-recognised archives to fun family activities, there is something for everyone.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10am to 5pm

Admission is free

Please note the V&A Wedgwood Collection is partially open on Mondays and Tuesdays for an essential conservation project. 

Find out more

You can explore the V&A Wedgwood Collection online at V&A Search the collection and the archives here. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.

Enquiries

Have a question about something in the collection or archive, or interested in volunteering with us? 

Email us at [email protected]

What's on at the V&A Wedgwood Collection

People of Wedgwood

From 21 September 2023, visit the Art-Fund supported 'People of Wedgwood' project space, a community hub to celebrate and spotlight the people behind the pots. 

Did you work at Wedgwood? Do you have a story to share with the V&A Wedgwood Collection? Leave a note in the feedback space on site, or get in touch at [email protected].



 

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Black and white photograph of 7 female factory workers walking with plates in hand
Guided Tours

Journey through the galleries that comprise over 165,000 works of art, ceramics, manuscripts and photographs charting the Wedgwood factory’s history, designs and ceramic production.

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Group on a museum tour. Some people are sitting some are standing in the galleries
The Wedgwood Anti-Slavery Medallion

Find it in the gallery now

Discover the story of the iconic Wedgwood anti-slavery medallion. Co-curated with a community panel of young people and activists, this display explores the story of Wedgwood's protest medallion and its continuing importance today. Created in collaboration with Grace Barrett of I Am Ally, and students from City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.

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Family Trail

Drop in and pick up a sheet to get started

Ever wondered what it was like to work in the Wedgwood factory? Our brand new, free family trail will help you and your family explore the V&A Wedgwood Collection. Encounter real Wedgwood workers drawn straight from the archives, from George Eaton the oven man to Millie Taplin the head paintress, and collect stamps along the way. You can then transform your booklet into colourful bunting to keep as a memento of your day with us!

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Unpacking the V&A Wedgwood Collection

Find in the gallery now

Throughout 2024, discover the secrets of the collection through an evolving programme, Unpacking the V&A Wedgwood Collection. As we launch into a major cataloguing and digitisation project, explore Wedgwood history with us through regularly changing themed displays. 

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Unpacking the V&A Wedgwood Collection

 

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V&A Entrance Wedgwood Collection
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Portland Vase V&A Wedgwood Collection
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