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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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Mother's Day Trip

Took my Mum here for an early Mother's day out. Very friendly staff/volunteers. Paul the leather... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hkl99
Excellent Homeschool Group Visit

We greatly enjoyed our homeschool visit to the Leather Museum. The Curator, Mr David Mills, was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FisherYL
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Littleton Street West, Walsall WS2 8EW, England
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+44 1922 652288
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my Mum here for an early Mother's day out. Very friendly staff/volunteers. Paul the leather craftsman was there since it was Friday, he took the time to talk with us and left us with a very memorable experience! The Museum is free but I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We greatly enjoyed our homeschool visit to the Leather Museum. The Curator, Mr David Mills, was very helpful and enthusiastic in helping us put together a suitable programme of activities for a wide range of ages (5 - 13yos), and the older children particularly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FisherYL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free entry. Easy parking. Quite a small place so easy to fit in with other things. There was a large group present so I didn't get to see the live speaker, who sounded great. So I'm going back, as the quality of the speaker would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank El S
Reviewed 4 days ago

and visit this fascinating museum. We spent a happy couple of hours here, learning all about leather and the history of the trade in Walsall. I didn't realise that they still make saddles in Walsall which are exported all over the world. We only made...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Indigocarole
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Leather Museum as we were in Walsall visiting friends anyway and had often seen the signs for it and wondered what it was like, husband being a leather crafter himself. The museum didn't disappoint. Firstly, it's completely free and for being a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a three generation family and every age was catered for. Our girls loved dressing up, learning about the different types of leather and making their own key rings! The staff were very friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend this for a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Simon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful example of how a museum should be, in our opinion. Informative, accessible, comprehensive and evocative of a time past. For us, two hours wasn't enough time to absorb all that this little gem had to offer, but we will certainly return. Go, you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Foolsontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free entrance to this museum. Staff were all helpful. We got keyrings and we were able to cut our own leather design of keyrings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LVCICI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely way to spend a couple of hours. Learning about the art of saddlery etc. Very interesting exhibitions & displays plenty of articles & information. & very nice staff. Thank you for a fab afternoon.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CarolRed1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours here today. Museum is free - a rareity in itself. It's authentic, informative and littlie especially loved embossing her own keyring.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Maps639071
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
No. Just pop in. It’s free entry too
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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.
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elisabethann1
November 7, 2017|
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Response from mummy2my_world | Reviewed this property |
From what we saw it was ground floor with slopes
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