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Black Country Living Museum

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Address: Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
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+44 121 557 9643
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Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum is...

Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum is uniquely placed to tell the story of the creation of the world’s first industrial landscape. Over fifty authentic shops, houses and workshops have been carefully reconstructed to preserve the character of the region when its manufacturers bought worldwide fame to Black Country Towns. Take a trip on the tram to explore the canal-side village, where you can meet and chat to the costumed characters. Explore the underground mine and experience the authentic sights, sounds, smells and tastes from the past.

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Love this place, so interesting for all ages, with lots of things to see, do and lots of interactive things to. Have been here numerous times and each time you see different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love this place, so interesting for all ages, with lots of things to see, do and lots of interactive things to. Have been here numerous times and each time you see different things. My two sons age 12 & 8, really enjoy going and learn whilst they are there to. You can speak to lots of people and ask questions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out for all the family. Gets the kids involved in the school. Very interesting. Also visited on the Halloween scare fest. Brilliant. Lots of people dressed up. Parking is a bit expensive.

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Thank Michael G
Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my partner and our children (aged 5,6,8,12,15). Tickets were around £60 but that meant unlimited returns for the next year which we would use. From the outside it looked small but once you walked into the next section there was so much to see and do. We rode an old double decker bus and explored the many historical... More 

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Thank GillBrock84
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Museums are really not my thing, got dragged round here by the missus for part of her birthday. Despite despising museums, it wasn't all that bad. Spoiler Alert! There was an old steam air pump which was cool and the authentic shops were interesting, especially the classic motorbikes for all of £50! There is a workshop there too with all... More 

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Thank Adam G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our little toddler here for half term and we had a great day. We had a cup of tea/ half a glass of mild in the pub and sat by the fire. Then we walked around looking at the houses and shops that are placed throughout the setting. There is lots to do for everyone, children can play... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A day well spent learning about old polluting times of Black Country, a bit creepy sometimes, but they serve nice fish and chips there, just don't forget to take out a mortgage to be able to afford the entrance fee to the place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went during school holidays and the weather was fine and that makes a big difference. I have been on a number of occasions and it needs to keep expanding or it will gradually go stale. The one let down on this occasion was having to wait in the street for a hot portion of fish and chips. Why the other... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were recommended to vist and we were pleased we went. What a great place to spend a day.Plenty of interesting things to do and well laid out. The staff were excellent in giving out information, many dressed in period constume and it was interesting seeing places were Peaky Blinders was filmed. Special thanks to the guide in the garage,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

worth going to see if you have any interest in history or want to learn a little more about your heritage! Very nicely done and has a special interest for my family as it houses some of our glassware! Great for children and i have fond memories of school trips here. Staff are friendly and obviously passionate about the museum,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

really enjoyed the day. so much to see and do the list is endless. so as your step through the entrance doors and down the road you feel like your in the black country and no longer in dudley. so many buildings too see and lots of staff and volunteers to talk to you and answer anything you need to... More 

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