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Black Country Living Museum

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Address: Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
Phone Number: 44-121-557-9643
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Description: Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum...
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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Too much to see in 1 day

Too much to see in one day if you do the Canal tour, but that's probably why you're getting a ticket to come back again. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole atmosphere, volunteers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Too much to see in one day if you do the Canal tour, but that's probably why you're getting a ticket to come back again. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole atmosphere, volunteers willing to talk to you. I'd love to help out painting things that need a lick of paint!

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Netherton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Came here on the spur of the moment, glad i did, stopped in here most of the day, and only left earlyish because i had to be elsewere. Fascinating, like stepping into a time warp, fish&chips made with dripping, real ale in a spit and sawdust pub and so many attractions to see , well worth every penny, well done... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Went on a Saturday the first weekend of the summer holidays, expecting it to be packed and yes it was but this place is hugeeeee so you don't notice! absolutely amazing place. We pulled up and thought it would be full of children and we would stick out like a sore thumb but i was definitely wrong. There was all... More 

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The displays are exemplary, but the re-creation of life in the Black Country is truly extraordinary. The factories and mills are gone, lost under a mantle of new housing and shopping, so thank goodness that someone thought to keep a link with the past, rebuild and conserve the artefacts and the buildings that made this part of the country really... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visited with our 3 year old twins we had a brilliant fun day and hopefully the children learnt something. The staff are so welcoming and knowledgeable they show such a great passion. The school lesson was brilliant, we travelled on the bus and the tram, had a tour of the mines, had a drink in the pub whilst watching a... More 

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West Midlands England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Took a class of 5 to 7 year olds to this amazing attraction. They all loved the experience, especially the canal boat trip where some of the older children experienced 'legging' through the tunnel. They also found the tram ride amazing!! super day out had by all with the pleasant, helpful staff adding to the enjoyment. Can't wait to return!!

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We had a great day out here, in particular at the evening opening, we had great food and entertainment, together with chain making and rolling mill demonstrations. There was a Victorian fairground and fairground engine together with lots of action in all parts of the museum, strongly recommend it if you get the chance

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

If you want to spend an afternoon or so away from the hum drum surroundings of everyday life then take a trip to this place. It does have its faults but not many. This museum has recreated the co fictions that people both lived and worked in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Places to visit are the Braeburn and... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A thoroughly enjoyable day. Spent five hours there. All the staff were pleasant and helpful. Very good value for money. Will definitely return next year. The boat trip was exceptional with a very lively commentary from Becky.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited yesterday and had the best time. If you gift aid your admission you get to come back free for as many times as you like for a year. The staff were fantastic and my kids loved hearing them talk about stuff they will only read in books. The fish and chips is a must for anyone visiting. We... More 

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Address: Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
Phone Number: 44-121-557-9643
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Dudley

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