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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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Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum is...

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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Back to the old days

Just a ten minute walk from the village hotel this museum is a must for children and adults alike visit the old sweet shop with the glass jars of sweets and yes they really do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just a ten minute walk from the village hotel this museum is a must for children and adults alike visit the old sweet shop with the glass jars of sweets and yes they really do taste different have a ride on a tram or even on a barge on the canal its great well done

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited BCLM and spent 5 hours thoroughly enjoying ourselves. The staff clearly were very passionate about their work and this made the day much more interesting and enjoyable. Between trolley-bus and tram rides, nosing into the houses and shops, visiting the Canal boat ride and having a visit to the cafe, we ran out of time. Would definitely return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is fantastic! Working period trolley buses, trams, a coal mine, the canal with working boats, a full-size working model of Newcomen's engine, period shops, houses, a pub, a church, staff in costume and character, a great eatery in the workers' institute, and the list goes on and on. It's not cheap, but it's a wonderful insight into the... More 

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Abergele, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fantastic experience for all ages allow a whole day to get to see everything fish and chips so tasty worth waiting for well worth the money

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After watching the first season of Peaky Blinders I decided to take the family to the Black Country Living Museum ,it had been quite a few years since I had last been and was unsure that there would be enough to keep us occupied for a full day...I was very wrong. There is so much to do we had to... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Go back in time and reminisce about bygone days. "We used to have one of those" , moments as you wander around the streets. A heart warming day particularly for those who lived in the pre-computer days. Dieters beware though. Fish and chips to die for

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Thank Sandra S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place to find out how people lived and worked in the Black Country. enjoy home brewed beer and Fish n Chips the original way

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love going to this place it so much fun and love the old fashioned fish and chip shop its well worth a visit especially with the free return entry within 12 months ticket

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

At 28 yrs old, I was like a huge child when I went to be Black Country Living Museum (as I hadn't been there since junior school days). The whole day from start to finish was so enjoyable, I learnt more about days gone by than what I ever did when I was at school. I would highly recommend it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very interesting place, themed nights such as Halloween, bonfire night, and Victorian Christmas well worth a visit.

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