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Black Country Living Museum

Daily activities

These activities run throughout the day.

Tram rides

Have a ride on a tram

Our tramway runs the Entrance Building to the School by the Museum village.  Find out...

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...

bike

Car Action

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

photo of kitchen and cake

Cooking Demonstrations

It was common for families to use what land they had to grow vegetables and fruit...

photo of colliery building

Colliery Winding Engine

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

bike

Car Action

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

bike

Car Action

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

bike

Car Action

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

bike

Car action

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

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