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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.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Tipton Road Dudley West Midlands DY1 4SQ

  • 0121 557 9643
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Open days

Wed-Sun 17 Jan-25 Mar, Daily 17-25 Feb 1000-1600. 26 Mar-4 Nov 1000-1700. Wed-Sun 7 Nov-24 Dec, Daily 27 Dec-6 Jan 2019 1000-1600.


By Bus: frequent

By Rail: Tipton / 1 mile


Sun 17th Jun 2018: Festival of Black Country Vehicles

Wheeling into its 15th year, this annual gathering of cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles all built in the Black Country will see over one hundred…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes

Sat 14th - Sun 15th Jul 2018: 1940s Weekend

 For an entire weekend the Museum will be transformed, recreating an electric wartime atmosphere of vintage entertainment, food and fashion! Explore…

Industrial / Stationary Steam

Fri 26th - Wed 31st Oct 2018: Halloween Nights

26th-27th & 30th-31st October. Visit website for more information and booking.


Sat 10th - Sun 11th Nov 2018: The Great War is Over

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI


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