The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
01782 232323
Region or country
England (West Midlands)

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is part of Stoke-on-Trent Museums Service. The museum’s collection of Staffordshire pottery is widely acknowledged as the finest in the world and other collections of fine and decorative arts, natural science, social history and archaeology have local, regional and national significance. The museum is fully accredited and all the collections, totalling more than 650,000 individual objects, are Designated collections. The museum is also now home to a number of artefacts from the Staffordshire Hoard, which PMAG bought along with Birmingham Museums in 2010.

What can be found at the venue?
Collection of artifacts
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
The museum hold objects that used to be part of the Staffordshire Police Museum. The collection is varied and illustrates the history of policing in Staffordshire through photography, ephemera, uniform, and equipment. Some of the Staffordshire Police Collection, and other objects relating to the history of policing, are available to browse in our online catalogue.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Web address of online collections catalogue
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
The museum is open Wednesday to Saturday - 10am to 5pm. Sundays - 11am to 4pm. Admission is free.
Available services or facilities
Cafe, Shop, Toilets
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is fully wheelchair and push chair accessible, as it is a step-free site. You can find their accessibility guide at
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