This is how to meet your ancestors!


Probably the best outdoor museum in England, Blists Hill in the Ironbridge Gorge is a reconstructed Victorian Town where you can relive a typical day in shops, a pub, a working foundry, and even buy fish and chips old style.

Postcard from England #2, Blists Hill Victorian Town


Blists Hill is an open air museum representing a Victorian town, recreated and opened in 1973. Previously a thriving industrial area in the 1800s and 1900s with brickworks, blast furnaces, tile works and a clay mine, it has been created from existing buildings, replica buildings, and actual buildings moved from elsewhere. Full write up and … Continue reading Postcard from England #2, Blists Hill Victorian Town