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Black Country Living Museum

Daily activities

These activities run throughout the day.

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

All day long you can discover the delights of playtime in the last century including hopscotch and...

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson

How was school different to school today? Experience the strict discipline of the classroom at...

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine

Explore what life was like in the 1850s for miners at our "into the thick" underground mine...

Cinema

Watch a silent film in the cinema

Step back in time to the era of silent films in the Limelight Cinema with viewings at 1pm, 2pm,...

Traditional Fish and Chips

Enjoy our traditionally cooked fish & chips

We reckon our chips are the best!  Don’t miss out – Chips are served from...

pub

Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

Try our traditional ales in a real spit and sawdust pub, our Black Country landlady calls bar open...

bakery

Bakery Demonstrations

See live bakery demonstrations throughout the day, see the morning recipes, dough making and...

brass

Watch the traditional skills of metal working

See sparks fly at the chainmakers with regular live demonstrations. Watch the glow of melted...

bike

Car Action

On the first Saturday of the month from March until October, see our vehicle volunteer group drive...

photo of colliery building

Colliery Winding Engine

Our colliery is set in 1910, complete with a manager’s office in the weighbridge house from...

Photo of Peter Chand

Wonderous Wednesdays with Peter Chand

Let your imagination run free and join our story-teller every Wednesday this summer. Listen to...

Photo of Mandy Ross

Thrilling Thursdays with Mandy Ross

Let your imagination run free and join our writer every Thursday this summer. See your...

photo of poet dave

Fantastic Fridays - Poetry & Creative Writing

Let your imagination run free and join our poet every Friday this summer. See your favourite...

photo of women chainmakers

Women Chainmaker - Live Demonstrations

Learn what life was like in the 1900s for the Women Chainmakers, every Friday throughout the...

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Salvation Army West Midlands Fellowship Band

Led by Bandmaster, Charles King, well known nationally for his teaching, conducting and performing...

photo of poet dave

Fantastic Fridays - Poetry & Creative Writing

Let your imagination run free and join our poet every Friday this summer. See your favourite...

photo of band

Salvation Army West Midlands Fellowship Band

Led by Bandmaster, Charles King, well known nationally for his teaching, conducting and performing...

photo of band

Salvation Army West Midlands Fellowship Band

Led by Bandmaster, Charles King, well known nationally for his teaching, conducting and performing...

photo of band

Salvation Army West Midlands Fellowship Band

Led by Bandmaster, Charles King, well known nationally for his teaching, conducting and performing...

photo of Mandy Ross

Thrilling Thursdays with Mandy Ross

Let your imagination run free and join our writer every Thursday this summer. See your...

photo of the brass band

Salvation Army West Midlands Fellowship Band

Led by Bandmaster, Charles King, well known nationally for his teaching, conducting and performing...

photo of lady ragrugging

Crafts in the home

Every weekend, see our costumed characters crafting in the home. Traditional crafts include...

bike

Car action

On the first Saturday of the month from March until October, see our vehicle volunteer group drive...

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