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West Midlands Attractions in West Midlands

Tettenhall Transport Heritage Centre

Henwood Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8NX.
Tel: 07774 643 255.

  • Souvenir Shop

Home to many intriguing pieces of transport history. The first transport museum in the city of Wolverhampton, run by the community for the community.

Transport / Road

Cobb’s Engine House

Nr Windmill End Junction, Warren's Hall Local Nature Reserve, Rowley Regis, West Midlands, DY2 9HU .
Tel: 0303 040 4040.

(Properly known as Windmill End Pumping Station), and is a scheduled ancient monument and a Grade II Listed building built around 1831. It housed a stationary…

Open Access

Sarehole Mill

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 0BD.
Tel: 0121 348 8160.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Late 18th century watermill. Once leased by Matthew Boulton for metal working, it is now a corn mill and milling takes place most Sundays. The mill has…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Aldridge Transport Museum

Shenstone Drive (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8TP.
Tel: 01922 454 761.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum houses a wide collection of vehicles including buses, coaches and commercials, all with a West Midlands connection. There are also vehicles…

Transport / Road

Soho House Museum

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5LB.
Tel: 0121 348 8150.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The elegant home of industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton from 1766 to 1809. Boulton's many achievements helped fuel the Industrial Revolution.…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Thinktank – Birmingham Science Museum

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7XG.
Tel: 0121 348 8000.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

200 exhibits make up ThinkTank a truly modern museum where star attractions include ‘City of Birmingham’ locomotive, Railton Mobil Special, Spitfire,…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Red House Glass Cone

High Street, Wordsley , Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4AZ.
Tel: 01384 812 381.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Built at the end of the 18th century, the 100ft tall cone was used for the manufacture of glass until 1936 and is now one of only four cones left in the…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

National Motorcycle Museum

Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ.
Tel: 01675 443 311.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Collection of beautifully restored British motorcycles from 1898-1990s. Outlines the history of a once world dominating industry.

Transport / Road

Dudley Canal Trust Trips

The Car Park, off A4123, Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SB.
Tel: 0121 557 6265.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

The Trust was responsible for the re-opening of the Dudley Canal Tunnel, an outstanding engineering achievement built between 1785 to 1792. 45min. narrow…

Other Sites of Interest / Inland Waterways

Coventry Transport Museum

Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1JD.
Tel: 024 7623 4270.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The largest display of British road transport in the world, including nearly 500 cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and cycles, ‘Thrust 2’ & ‘Thrust…

Transport / Road

Black Country Living Museum

Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ.
Tel: 0121 557 9643.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

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