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The Museum is temporarily closed.  We plan to re-open at Step 3 of the Government’s Roadmap, which means we’re currently working to being open again from Mon 17 May.  We will share further updates on our website and social media in due course and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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    We Are Currently Closed

    The Museum is temporarily closed.  We plan to re-open at Step 3 of the Government’s Roadmap, which means we’re currently working to being open again from Mon 17 May.  We will share further updates on our website and social media in due course.

  • Your giving will help keep us living

    Your giving can help keep us living

    To support the work we do with schools, local communities and volunteer groups, please consider making a donation.  Thank you.

  • 1930s street with bus

    We Are Currently Closed

    The Museum is temporarily closed.  We plan to re-open at Step 3 of the Government’s Roadmap, which means we’re currently working to being open again from Mon 17 May.  We will share further updates on our website and social media in due course.

  • Your giving will help keep us living

    Your giving can help keep us living

    To support the work we do with schools, local communities and volunteer groups, please consider making a donation.  Thank you.

Coming Soon

Lady Chainmakers

In 1910 the lady chain makers of Cradley Heath helped win Britain's first minimum wage

Dudley Miner

The average age of death was 16.7 in Dudley in 1841

Queen Vic

13 year old Queen Victoria described the land as "desolate" and "black"

Stourbridge Lion

In 1828, Stourbridge built the first steam train to operate on US soil

Black by day red by night

In 1866 the Black Country was described as "black by day and red by night"

2021

05 January - 31 December
2021 Visitor Programme will be published soon

Spring heeled jack photo

08 May
(Members only) Online Talk - Folklore & Fairy Tales
Join us online for a member's exclusive talk about folklore and fairy tales.

AIM appoints Lisa Ollerhead as Director (Chief Executive)

Changes announced to the BCLM Board of Trustees

BCLM Makes History by Forging Ahead

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AIM appoints Lisa Ollerhead as Director (Chief Executive)

AIM has appointed Lisa Ollerhead as its new Director (Chief Executive) following a comprehensive recruitment process. Lisa joins AIM from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). As Head of...

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