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a Museum in the town of Stoke-on-Trent, in the county of Staffordshire

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About The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

This is the foremost museum for fine porcelain produced over several centuries in the famous potteries of Staffordshire. Here, housed under one roof is the world's greatest collection of ceramics produced in the Potteries. Everything is beautifully displayed in a manner taking you back in time to the earliest beginnings of ceramics in the pottery towns and there is much detail of the lives of pottery workers and the changing social atmosphere caused by the Industrial Revolution.

The exhibition is further enhanced by details of the regions archaeology and collections of Textiles, Costume, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art and Natural Science.

It is a pleasing museum with something to interest everyone. Visitors may wander at will, join an organized tour, and afterwards there is a pleasant cafe to relax in and a shop for souvenirs.

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery can be found in the town of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

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