Black Country Living Museum

Black Country Living Museum

One of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK covering 26 acres.Take a trip on the tram, explore the underground mine or even go back to school!

The Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, West Midlands

 

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.

 

Black Country Living Museum is a remarkable place to explore, enjoy and spend time. It is one of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK; offering a glimpse into 200 years of history like no other. We tell the story of a very special time and place in history and some of the most hard-working, ingenious and influential people you could imagine!

 

Black Country folk changed the world, and in the streets of our canalside village, on our tramway and down our underground mine, you and your family can experience how ‘they’ became ‘us’. 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 canalside 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. We have changing programme of demonstrations and events from metal working and glass cutting to sweetmaking ensures something to suit all tastes. Watch the silver screen flicker to life in the Limelight Cinema with silent films from the 1920s. Marvel over vehicles from the golden age of motoring and experience a real spit and sawdust Inn.

 

Step into the past and discover a Fascinating World. The Black Country Living Museum create a tribute to the traditional skills & enterprise of the people that once lived in the heart of Industrial Britain. Take a lesson in an old Fashioned School, Explore the underground coal mine. There is so much to do and something to suit everyone.

 

Depart Approx. 17.30

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Tesco Tesco's Eastville Bus stop - Jct 2 of M32
(Tesco's Car park only has a 2 Hr. parking limit)
Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea, Pier Street
Bus Stop The Old Pier Tavern
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
NO COACH No Coach Travel Required
Taunton Taunton - Tower Street
Bus/Coach Station
Weston Borough Arms Borough Arms, Bus Shelter
after main entrance to old Clarks Factory
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Worle Bus Stop Worle Preanes Green, New Bristol Rd.
Summer Lane Bus Shelter
Worle - Homebase Worle - Homebase Bus Stop opposite Bridge Farm
New Bristol Road
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