The Spode Museum is a
potterymuseum based in Stoke-on-Trent, England, based around the history of the Spodeceramics factory.
The museum is believed to have been established around 1925, based on the history of Spode pottery from the time of
Josiah Spode(1733–1797) to the present. The museum became a charitable trust in 1987.
In 1996, a new museum was created within the Spode Visitor Centre. It is open free of charge to the public. The collection displays many wares by Josiah Spode I and II, including
underglaze blue printingand the invention of bone china, two of the most important developments that they achieved.
* [http://www.spode.co.uk/History/history_main_new.html The Spode Museum]
* [http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/museum_gfx_en/WM000092.html Information] from the
24 Hour Museum
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