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Walsall Leather Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interest in the leather industry

We recently visited twice in a fortnight to ask advice about family members who had worked in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Excellent activities for children during summer holidays

I visited the museum with 7 year old during the school summer holidays. She was very happy to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy S
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Walsall Leather Museum is a welcoming and friendly attraction housed in a restored Victorian factory building. We offer a fascinating insight into the story of Walsall's famous leatherworking trade. There are regular guided ours and demonstrations...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Littleton Street West, Walsall WS2 8EW, England
+44 1922 652288
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Reviewed yesterday

We recently visited twice in a fortnight to ask advice about family members who had worked in the industry. On both occasion we met lovely knowledgable people. They were genuinely interested in not only helping us but directing us to other possible sources of information....More

Thank EileenP355
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum with 7 year old during the school summer holidays. She was very happy to participate in the drop in session making UFO models which was well organised and she throughly enjoyed. Costs were minimal and for some sessions free. Staff were...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's so much more than it appears on first impressions. It's a sizable site, with well presented exhibitions & is a really informative journey. The staff are really lovely & I'm already booked in for future events there!

Thank Lyndon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in Walsall, it was our first time visiting. It was FREE, interesting and very informative. Kids got to make leather key rings (stamping the leather with their own design) and designed badges for a few pence. They also got to make an Ice...More

Thank Ginger-and-Nuts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend has recommended that we came here and we had a thoroughly enjoyable trip. There are many interesting exhibits at this museum and we were very surprised with how many authentic items were on show. We were able to make a real leather key...More

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place. I like all the workshops, shame they are not used more for educational workshops. Maybe they are? Would be good to see more advertising for such events.

Thank Exploration630688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was a great family destination for all to see. The staff were friendly, helpful and overall fantastic! Visited with Family of all ages and enjoyed by all. The historical content was very interesting and enlightening. I really recommend this experience and will definitely...More

Thank han2028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to the museum. Children got engaged and enjoyed the activities. Will come back again

1  Thank elcia2_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting museum to visit.hands on things to do.Friendly staff.Good for young and old to visit.

Thank Eileen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walsall Leather Museum is just as it was when a working factory. Original machinery and photographs can be seen. Suitable for adults and children alike. During the holidays they always have activities for the children. Adults can join a class to make your own leather...More

Thank Magacamagaca2015
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April 12, 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
No. Just pop in. It’s free entry too
Sheryl D
November 27, 2017|
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Response from naturelover561 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a large shop with a good selection of locally made leather goods such as wallets, purses, belts, bags etc. The prices are very reasonable.
Elisabeth H
November 7, 2017|
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Response from Leanne O | Reviewed this property |
From what we saw it was ground floor with slopes