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Black Country Living Museum

Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
+44 121 557 9643
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OK but expensive and lacking in staff out and about on the streets

We visited with our young son as I'm originally from the area and wanted to take my husband as I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
wanderingstar2015
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Full of marauding school children...

Ok, I know these type of experiences are geared towards children and we had none with us, but given... read more

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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chip shop” (222 reviews)
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Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
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+44 121 557 9643
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with our young son as I'm originally from the area and wanted to take my husband as I had fond memories of school trips to the museum when I was younger. Whilst the staff we spoke to were very nice and on the...More

Thank wanderingstar2015
Reviewed yesterday

Ok, I know these type of experiences are geared towards children and we had none with us, but given we went out of half term, cannot imagine how busy it would be in the holidays! The site is set over a largish footprint, with the...More

Thank Fuchs
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit here every year with the school kids on a trip. Each time we come we have a great time. The children thoroughly enjoy it, we do as staff and the guides are fantastic.

Thank jaderyan21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely place with actual Victorian houses and authentic life. People dressed in the clothes from the period and have lots of information about how people lived and worked back in that time. Kids love to see how things used to be and especially not having...More

Thank twoplusonefamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were only in Birmingham for a couple of days, back in the UK on a trip down memory lane, and we had plenty of targets. But once we'd been at the BCLM for a couple of hours, and learned that our tickets were valid...More

Thank SheilaW34
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday in September which was fairly quiet, but this gave us lots of opportunity to explore. I haven't visited for about 10 years and I was impressed with the new additions which have only enhanced what was already a fantastic day out....More

Thank Jordan1988
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I found thus museum by accident after looking through some flyers at another venue. What a great afternoon out. Your ticket lasts for a year. The fish and chips are delicious. All the staff are so helpfull and knowledgeable and in character with the era...More

Thank caroline3262
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing I go every year on a school trip with the secondary school I work at. All the children love it as we get a dedicated guide and a class in the Victorian school.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

a good day all round very clean, staff were very friendly lots to see the chip shop is a must also the sweet shop. very cheap to get in and you can go as many times as you like in a year The old cars...More

Thank susan t
Reviewed 1 week ago

all the volunteers are so well informed and have great stories to tell - this is a good 4-5 hour day out ! can't wait to go back

Thank fuschiapink67
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Andre C
5 October 2017|
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Response from Terrie D | Reviewed this property |
No not here
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Lynda W
24 September 2017|
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Response from Brainiax | Reviewed this property |
No idea, didn't see it whilst we were there
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Daisyboo32
24 August 2017|
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Response from Jaqarm | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice anything in the immediate vicinity - it is on a busy road. You would need to get back in car and drive somewhere I would guess??!!
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