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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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Highly recommended by a Black Country Wench!

A group of us went for a day out and thoroughly enjoyed it. Some foreign tourists did not realise the village had been recreated brick by brick to form a fascinating insight into... read more

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

A group of us went for a day out and thoroughly enjoyed it. Some foreign tourists did not realise the village had been recreated brick by brick to form a fascinating insight into our local heritage. The friendly staff were very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had in a lively and engaging way. If you go, make sure you... More 

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Thank TheresaHeleneBach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A great day out at this living museum ! Fish and chips are excellent and the traditional pub well worth a visit

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Thank Mark L
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well organised and staff on the whole were lovely and knowledgeable and happy to spend time with you and answer any questions. Facilities were clean and easily accessible. Plenty of places to sit and eat. Child friendly and clean. However a male member of staff who was leading a tour in the mine was considerably rude, impatient and inconsiderate when... More 

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Thank Caroline W
Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited with a toddler in the school holidays. Some of the attractions weren't open, some were closed over lunch time. Surely if it's a tourist attraction you would make sure the houses etc were open during the site's opening hours!! Very few facilities for small children. Could be a lot better.

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Thank Bobz_08
Dudley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well what can i say if you are due to visit the Black Country this is a must. It portrays the living and working conditions of the people of the BC its a lovely day and very informative. My mother was a chain maker in Cradley Heath (on far) and it was dirty/hard work. You will not be disappointed it... More 

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Thank judabi02
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic time here..brought my friend WHO HAS NEVER BEEN and she loved it..a fish&chips lunch from their chippie is A MUST👍🏻 and a trip on the boat too

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Thank Diane N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Outstanding!! The Black Country museum is a great place to visit. It's a chunk of history rebuilt! The Fish n Chip shop is to die for, best chips you will ever have!! Combine with the canal boat trip into the caverns, unmissable!! Just go!! You will not regret it.

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Thank bilbonoddy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of parking, easy to get to What a great place to take the grandkids a full day out The kids were amazed at the coal mine and the school and they loved the funfair We will be going back

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Thank Ken K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely day here- she much to see & do! Excellent looking back to the olden days & the way people lived then! All the staff were still knowledgeable & friendly - our day was made very enjoyable & I would recommend anything be there go!

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Thank 379Elks
Somerset UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Black country history reconstructed as a museum. Nice grounds and very interesting if you like local history

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