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Black Country Living Museum

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Address: Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
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+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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great day out really interesting

really enjoyed the day. so much to see and do the list is endless. so as your step through the entrance doors and down the road you feel like your in the black country and no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

really enjoyed the day. so much to see and do the list is endless. so as your step through the entrance doors and down the road you feel like your in the black country and no longer in dudley. so many buildings too see and lots of staff and volunteers to talk to you and answer anything you need to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Black Country Museum on the Friday of half term week and thought that it was the best of this type of attraction that we have ever visited. There is so much to see and do here, 1 day is not enough (the entry ticket automatically includes free return visits for 12 months so we will definitely return).... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with 2 kids age 13 & 9 , they ran off as soon as we got inside and they loved it , no complaints all day , plenty to see and do and of course we had chips , they were delicious and we all had a cheeky helping of batter bits too. Went to school the date was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used to be at college in Dudley in the early seventies, and much of what I remembered of the town had been sadly obliterated, including the wonderful College of Education, and I reckon that the loss of over 1200 students must have had an impact on the town. The town centre was sadly in need of regeneration, and areas... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our day, especially the mine tour John was great and made sure our daughter wasn't scared. The chips are fab so get there early. Disappointed our Tesco vouchers only got a day ticket as would have lined to have returned.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting with a teenager, I was a little apprehensive as to how the visit would pan out but the drift mine visit made the day. Make sure you do this! Brilliant staff/ costumed interpreters who really bring the site to life. Some interpretation is dated and some of the shops/ activities didn't appear to be open but guess this was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best attraction in Dudley lots to see and do well worth the entrance money go down the mine ride a trolley bus even take a trip on a canal boat

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great experience and fully recommended. We have been back twice again as you can go back for free for a whole year as many times as you like

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in February away from school holidays so easy to park and no queues. Despite being off peak there were lots of interesting places to see and the guides were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. It all felt very atmospheric and authentic. Looking forward to a free return visit with our tickets in warmer weather.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriends and I visited the Black Country back in December for his birthday, it was a lovely day out and very memorable! Would love to go again!

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