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Visitor Notice

Admission to the Museum is via a pre-booked entry time.    Tickets now available up to Sun 1 Nov.

We are currently open  Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm.

During Oct Half-Term (Sat 24 Oct-Sun 1 Nov), we will be open daily 10am-4pm.

  • BCLM Village with horse in foreground

    Visit this Autumn

    Discover the remarkable story of this region and its impact on the world. Pre-book your timeslot today - check our updated opening hours for details on when we are open. 

  • Keeping you safe

    Essential Information

    Read our FAQs and find essential information about the safety measures we’ve put in place, as well as how to book your visit. 

  • 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.

  • BCLM Village with horse in foreground

    Visit this Autumn

    Discover the remarkable story of this region and its impact on the world. Pre-book your timeslot today - check our updated opening hours for details on when we are open. 

  • keeping you safe

    Essential Information

    Read our FAQs and find essential information about the safety measures we’ve put in place, as well as how to book your visit. 

  • 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

boat dock

Stroll around the boat dock

Traditional Fish and Chips

Enjoy our traditionally cooked fish & chips

school lesson

Experience an Edwardian school lesson

Black by day red by night

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

Dudley Miner

The average age of death was 16.7 in Dudley in 1841

Stourbridge Lion

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

chain making

Watch the traditional skills of metal working

Queen Vic

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

Peaky Blinders 2020

25 September - 26 September
Peaky Blinders Nights - POSTPONED
Grab your flat cap or your flapper dress & step inside the world of the Shelbys

hard hat tour

09 October
Get Closer: Forging Ahead Online Talk (Members Only)
Join us for an online behind the scenes tour with the Forging Ahead project team

Photo of Guide dogs at Museum

10 October
Audio Descriptive Tour - World Sight Day
Join us for an Audio Descriptive Tour on World Sight Day.

Halloween 2020

23 October - 24 October
Halloween Nights - CANCELLED
This event has been cancelled.

Halloween 2020

30 October - 31 October
Halloween Nights - CANCELLED
This event has been cancelled.

photo of store tour

07 November
Get Closer: Collections - Online Talk (Members Only)
Get Closer to our collections in an exclusive online talk for members.

Photo forging ahead development

11 November
Business Partners: Forging Ahead Online Talk
Join our Forging Ahead project team on this business partners exclusive tour.

Photo of traditional sweet shop

14 November
Deaf-friendly tour - Sugar, Plums & Sherbet
Join our Deaf Friendly tours facilitated by British Sign Language interpetrators

WIN a bostin' Bank Holiday day out!

BCLM Awarded Arts Council England Emergency Funding

Joint museum sector statement on £1.57 billion funding for culture

Pay for just one visit and we’ll give you a
BCLM UnChained Annual Pass valid for 12 months

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WIN a bostin' Bank Holiday day out!

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a family pass plus a tasty fish and chip lunch for a bostin' Bank Holiday treat!  To enter the competition, head on over to our Facebook post and simply...

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