Our top ten reasons to visit
With such a lot to experience, it's difficult to pick our top 10, but here goes:
The Costumed Characters.
Meet our costumed characters and they’ll explain what it was like to live and work in one of the world’s most heavily industrialised landscapes.
Our Shops & Houses.
Explore original period shops and houses of one of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK
See sparks fly as our chain maker forges a link, witness the glow of our forges, smell the steam of our engines and hear the banging of hot metal.
Our Underground Mine.
Descend on foot ‘into the thick’ of our underground drift mine and face the harsh reality of a coal miner’s life in the mid 19th century.
St. James's School.
Test your times tables in a 1912 school lesson.
Have a ride on the fun fair, test your skill on the 'hook a duck' and hit the right spot with a throw on the coconut shy.
We reckon our fish & chips are simply the best!
Try our famous traditionally 1930s cooked fish and chips.
Our Transport Collection.
Take a ride on one of our vintage trams or buses and find out why the Black Country became famous for the manufacture of vehicles.
Meet April & May our pigs, Danny & Charlie our horses and our Sussex Buff Hens.
Quench your thirst in the Bottle & Glass Inn where a warm welcome awaits in the traditional spit & sawdust pub.
Daily: 10am - 4pm
From £17.50 for Adults
from £8.75 for Children
free for under 5's
from £36.75 for Families (1+3)
and £51.45 for Families (2+3)
Where we are.
Including 2017 events programme
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