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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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Amazing museum

Me my dad and my girlfriend visited here yesterday and what an amazing time we had. Walking down into the village, you feel as if you are actually alive back in the late 19th... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me my dad and my girlfriend visited here yesterday and what an amazing time we had. Walking down into the village, you feel as if you are actually alive back in the late 19th century, it was quite breathtaking and an experience I will always remember. We also had a school lesson in the old schoolhouse which was great, the... More 

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Thank Tom F
West Midlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here many times but the last time was a family outing with 2 sons, 2 partners, and grandchildren from 2 years to 11

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Thank KMSWestMidlands
Dudley, West midlands England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We go every Christmas for the Traditional Evening. The atmosphere is superb and so authentic. It's just how things used to be in Dudley back in the day. You get to go down a mine, experience how school used to be, sing in the chapel and drink in the old fashioned pub. Excellent value for money and a great day... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Step back in time, to an age when there was less traffic and life was harder but slower. Lots to see and do, tram rides, old fair ground rides, school, homes, canal trips and the Pub ! and of course the good old chippie ( a bit pricey but well worth it), Car museum a bit of a let down,... More 

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West Midlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was good to see how we lived in those days especially has my grandfather and farther used to drink in the bottle and glass when it was at buckpool in brierley hill so i followed in their foot steps

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for one of the Christmas evenings in December. It was a really good night. My wife booked it for something to do and we travelled down from Manchester and stayed at a Premier in which is just up the road. If you do decide to do the same for 2017 you will have a great time. There are... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not just of interest to locals, this is a great day out for all the family. Memories came flooding back as we walked around the site. Highly recommend.

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Thank Colin N
Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely love it here. It's fab you can get an Unchained Pass and get annual membership too. We are local so have visited several times and will continue to go back. I love how it shows my children (and us!!) how life used to be, they're 5 & 7 so a good age to be looking round and discovering,... More 

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The family loved their day here. Super food in the town hall. The cake shop and sweet shop were a favourite.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great day out for all ages. The canal boat ride was amazing. My only improver would be lack of information in car museum and no staff or guide to find information from.

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