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Learning at Black Country Living Museum

Industrial Revolution


  • To develop and extend knowledge of key events in 19th century Britain that helped shape the modern world, including  exploring wider issues of social values and responsibility.
  • To use the evidence of historic objects, buildings and landscapes to identify the main features of local industrial changes
  • To understand how and why the past has been interpreted in this way by the Museum and to evaluate the accuracy of this interpretation

Did you know?

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The crane of the 1926 Fowler B6 road locomotive is recorded as moving 126 tons - equivalent to the weight of an anchor and its 1800 ft chain on Titanic.

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