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Curators' Blog

31 January 2017

Hi I’m Helen,  I am the Curator of Domestic and Cultural life here at  Black Country Living Museum. You may have wondered why  we were closed for two weeks at the beginning of January.  Well each year that  two week close period gives our Maintenance Team time to carry out a...

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Tiger cat bclm

Long Lost Cat Discovered ‘Living in the Past’ at BCLM

21 January 2017

Museum regular 16 year old Tiger the cat has been harbouring a rather purr-plexing secret: fourteen years ago he ran away from his owner to join our very own Maintenance Team! A recent trip to the vets blew his cover however as we quickly found out that Tiger, or Snitch as he was appropriately known, was once the...

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Racecourse Colliery

£129k Grant Will Bring Racecourse Colliery to Life

17 January 2017

Great news – today we found out we’ve been awarded a grant totalling £128,490 towards the restoration of our racecourse colliery! The donation has been awarded by the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund and will complete our ongoing fundraising efforts for the area, which has seen...

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