Planned openings and events when we will be in steam, subject to Covid regulations, for 2021.

What’s on in 2021

The planned openings and events for 2021, subject to Covid regulations, are as below. Opening at other times by appointment.

  • 5th – 6th June  -  Etruria Canals Festival
  • 31st July – 1st August  -  Celebration of the Bicentenary of Shirley’s Mill
  • 11th September – 12th September   -  Vintage Stationary Engine Rally on Saturday and Classic Vehicle Rally on Sunday                                                                          
  • 30th and 31st October  -  Milloween – Grinding the bones of Captain Flint

During steaming weekends the mill will be in steam from 12.30 to 16.30 with the engine starting on the hour. Guided tours commence at 20 minutes past the preceding hour. Please be in the engine house 10 minutes before each steaming starts.

Admission charges during public openings: Please see for each event
We also open by appointment please contact  info@etruriamuseum.org.uk or 0790 0267 711

 

How to find us

By Car
From the M6 Motorway, leave at J16. Take the A500 towards Stoke-on-Trent. Exit for Hanley, turn left onto A53 towards Hanley. At the first roundabout take the fourth exit (almost a U turn, do not go over the flyover) onto the B5046 towards Shelton. Kilndown Close is approx. ½ mile on the right signposted Etruria Industrial Museum. Approaching from the South leave at J15 take the A500 towards Stoke-on-Trent. Exit for Hanley turn right onto A53 towards Hanley. At the first roundabout take the fourth exit (almost a U turn, do not go over the flyover) onto the B5046 towards Shelton. Kilndown Close is approx. ½ mile on the right signposted Etruria Industrial Museum.The car park and entrance is off Kilndown  Close, Etruria Vale Road,  Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent  ST1 4RB.Walk across the footbridge to the visitor centre and access to the mill.Disabled car park and entrance is via Castlefield Street and Lower Bedford Street Sat Nav ST4 7AF

By Train
Alight at Stoke-on-Trent station. Taxis and Buses are available. By foot it takes approx. 20 minutes along the Trent and Mersey canal tow path. Turn left out of the station, at the ‘T’ junction at the end of Station Road turn left, cross the minor road and the canal bridge, turn left and descend to the canal footpath. Proceed away from the station in a northerly direction (canal to the right of the towpath) until the Museum is seen on the right hand side. Cross (on the right) the second bridge by the lock to gain access.

By Bus
Alight at Hanley bus station and enquire. By foot it takes approx. 20 minutes. Turn right from the bus station and proceed south west along Potteries Way (dual carriageway) to Broad Street, cross the road at the lights before the junction and proceed along Broad Street (south), turn right into Sun Street and continue down the hill to the ‘T’ junction, turn right, cross the road and the entrance to the Museum will be seen on the left off Kilndown Close.

Facilities
The visitor centre has a tea room, terrace and toilets, including disabled toilets. There is plenty of room by the canal for a picnic.

Please note that the mill is a Victorian factory building scheduled as a monument and grade 2* listed. Unfortunately there is limited access for those with mobility difficulties to enter the mill. Please contact us for more information.

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