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Black Country Living Museum

One of the finest and largest open-air museums in the UK. Twenty six acres worth exploring, with a village and charismatic residents to chat with. Trams to ride, games to play, things being made and stories to hear. Exhibits include canal boats and boatyard. Coal fired bakery, chain making shop, 19th century housing and chapel, a 3ft 6in. gauge electric tramway. Full size working replica of the 1712 Newcomen engine (operated occasionally), colliery steam winding engine and underground mining experience.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Address

Tipton Road Dudley West Midlands DY1 4SQ

  • 0121 557 9643
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Open days

Wed-Sun 23 Jan-Mar, Daily 16-24 Feb 1000-1600. Apr-3 Nov closes 1700. Wed-Sun 6 Nov-22 Dec, 23-24 Dec closes 1600.

Travel

By Bus: frequent

By Rail: Tipton / 1 mile

From the Steam Heritage Shop

From Field to Roof

The work of a Master Thatcher who uses traditional methods to harvest the straw.

£12.00

A Tribute to Fred Dibnah

A celebration of great moments from the best-loved steeplejack of all time. This exclusive collection features 3-hours of the best of Fred brought to screen…

£8.95

January 2019

  • A Day Out With The Big Guns
  • Restoring the Steam Tug ‘Noordzee’
  • The Brooklands’ Great War 100
  • Celebrating A Steam Life
  • A Magnificent Survivor – Gladstone Pottery Museum
  • Manx Electric Railway 125 (Part 1)
  • Restoring the Spinners Engine

£4.25

Ploughing Engines at Work

Barry J Finch is a well known photographer of road and agricultural steam engines and first published ‘Ploughing Engines at Work’ in 1962 as a small…

£7.95

Regular Price: £11.95
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