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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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This was so interesting. I didn't want to go because it didn't appeal to me. So glad I went. So... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Siobhan B
Dudley, United Kingdom
My visit

Had friends down from Nottingham and took them to Walsall Leather Museum. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karen Y
via mobile
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“key ring”(23 reviews)
“guided tour”(20 reviews)
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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a simply brilliant little museum giving simple and easily understandable information about the Leather industry and specifically Walsall's Leather history. Whether your a local or a visitor it's very worth while a visit. An additional bonus is the small but very cheap café....More

5  Thank WillStaffordshire
Leathermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Walsall Leather Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2015

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your lovely comments - we're so glad that you consider us to be a gem! You're right about our café, it is brilliant value and has proved to be very popular....More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 27, 2013

There's just a tired air about this place. It feels a bit of a mess and the staff didn't seem that interested in the place themselves. There was one old guy who was supposed to give us a demonstration about something but instead he just...More

3  Thank PJParkhouse
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All reviews key ring well worth a visit guided tour local history make your own interesting place to visit gift shop wings free entry couple of hours little gem pay and display school holidays answer any questions friendly staff across the road town centre
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was so interesting. I didn't want to go because it didn't appeal to me. So glad I went. So many skills lost but recreated here.

Thank Siobhan B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had friends down from Nottingham and took them to Walsall Leather Museum. Very interesting, educational they really enjoyed it and so did i. Well worth a visit, thank you x

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a party of eight old age pensioners with a wide range of disabilities to cope with to this museum. We were treated to a warm welcome and given a conducted tour, guided by a staff member, who pitched his presentation at just the...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm welcome, friendly staff. Interesting stall of New Hall table ware. Fascinating to see how the leather industry worked in Walsall

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to have Michael tell us all about the making of saddles in days gone by. It must have been a very difficult job without the aid of modern machinery. We visited here last Thursday and they've even tried to incorporate Halloween...More

Thank Yana12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum with a difference and activities such as helping people to make leather items. It also sells leather belts, purses etc. Excellent place to visit, especially for children.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had my visit today, so very interesting and informative. We was lucky today ( Saturday ) as Keith was on site and what a lovely and very interesting time we had with him, he told us things about leather and which animal or print items...More

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intersting to find out about how the leather industry developed in the West Midlands as well as some hand ons fun

Thank Sally T
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Very intresting to learn about where you grown up the also have the same enthusiasm l, which was nice to see. Would definetly recommend giving this place a vist.

Thank Abdul A
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Whether you live locally or are passing through, this is an extremely interesting Museum. You do not have to be interested in leather products - it is just the history and the fact that such an industry is part of our heritage and should not...More

1  Thank Storyteller113564
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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 mummy2my_world | Reviewed this property |
From what we saw it was ground floor with slopes