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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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Bosting as they say in the black country

some humor from the different social classes to present the history to now. Its worth a full day to appreciate the functions and artifacts of every day life. For adults i draws... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

some humor from the different social classes to present the history to now. Its worth a full day to appreciate the functions and artifacts of every day life. For adults i draws our memory fondly and gives history to the young ones.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well what a fun packed day we had. The whole place is like stepping back in time to my mums era 😃 the chip shop is a def must as is the pub. I personally didn't go down the mine or on the canal boat the rest of my party did and thoroughly enjoyed themselves . It's a def must... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This attraction is a must to visit grown and the kids as well.were do I start,as you enter there is a film show explaining about the Black Country and its history along side a museum.then there USA vintage car,bus and motorcycle area.some of theses vehicles are working and ferry visitors around the site.you must go down the mine,underground it shows... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Black Country is no longer black but this museum explains about life in the coal mining area of Dudley and it is quite an eye opener for a Southerner like me. In particular going down the pit which is black (minimal lighting, torches used) under low ceilings is a must.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the museum is moderately priced, and offers good value for money, take a trip back in time , visit a coal mine and experience what it was like to work in one, suitable for all ages, visit the old shops and houses as they were way back in time, with their outside loos, old tin baths, no electricity.have a trip... More 

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Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went with daughter and her family. Good for all ages and plenty to do. the exhibits were excellent and the staff helpful. Loved the bus journey, funfair and the mine. Was not impressed with having to pay for car parking as there is nowhere else to park and you are already paying a fair amount for a family to... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For me the museum was all about learning where I came from. Really interesting, I enjoyed going down in a real mine and hearing all about how it was for the workers. Had an awesome Baked Potato for lunch. It was huge and highly recommend having one. Lots to see.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This was an absolutely splendidly valued visit: it is wonderful how this attraction keeps on developing & adding new points of interest each time I come here. So much to see, one visit cannot possibly cover the lot.

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Dudley, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing day with family Só much to see and do...and the bright side is your ticket is valid for 12months..so we can go back whenever. Amazing job getting all the buildings up again... The high street is só Clever.. The volunteers and staff give a massive contribute for your experience.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit and not just for the kids - whilst it's educational it is also very nostalgic, there are things there that I can just about remember like the red double decker bus - including a conductor! Reg Varney eat your heart out. It was very interesting to go down the mines and see what life was like... More 

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Address: 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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