Penfold Pillar BoxMetal Working Industry
Trolley BusTransport - 1940's
Charcoal IronDomestic & Cultural Life - 1900's
Judgeware CatalogueDomestic & Cultural Life - 1900's
N. Hingley & Sons WorksBlack Country Landscape
Household Enamel ItemsDomestic & Cultural Life - 1900's
Cast Iron HousesHistoric Buildings - 1920's
Boat BCN 14693Transport - 1890's
Palethorps BoxOther Industries
Historically, the Black Country played a vital role in the nation’s industrial history. This was the world’s first industrial landscape and one of the most intensely industrialised regions of the UK.
The Museum preserves a section of the Black Country’s industrial landscape, including two mine shafts, limekilns and a canal arm. The Museum has relocated buildings into our canalside village, which have been drawn from across the many small towns of the region.
Each house, shop and workshop has been filled with collections, from sad irons to nails, that would have been seen in situ from the 1800s to 1940s.
In total, there are approximately 80,000 items in the collections for you to discover.
10 June 2015
Today is the launch of I Love Museums , a new campaign led by the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums by...
10 April 2015
Birchills, an extremely rare Joey, or ‘day boat’, has been repaired and re-docked at BCLM following an appeal which raised £62,000 worth of charitable...