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Events

There are no special events specified on this date, however there are a number of things to see and do every day at the museum.

Things To See & Do

photo of victorian lady in kitchen

Cooking Demonstrations

On Saturdays, Sundays

It was common for families to use what land they had to grow vegetables and fruit to ...

Cinema

Watch a silent film in our cinema

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

Step back in time to the era of silent films in the Limelight Cinema with viewings at 11am, 12pm,...

chain making

Watch the traditional skills of metal working

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

See sparks fly at the chain makers daily live demonstrations, the nail shop and brass foundry, ...

trolleybuses

Have a ride on our historic transport

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

Take a ride around our Museum on one of our vintage vehicles, this free service operates every 15...

street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

All day long you can discover the delights of playtime in the last century including hopscotch and...

school lesson

Experience an Edwardian school lesson

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

How was school different to school today? Experience the strict discipline of the classroom at...

underground mine

Go underground in the mine

On Every Day

Explore what life was like in the 1850s for miners at our "into the thick" underground mine...

pulling a pint in the pub

Pop in for an ale at the Bottle & Glass Inn

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

Try our traditional local ales in a real spit and sawdust pub, our Black Country landlady calls...

boat dock

Stroll around the boat dock

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

Take in over 250 years of history including the various types of historic working boats and the...

fairground

Enjoy our traditional fairground

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

The small traditional fairground would have been operated by one of the many well-known travelling...

Workers institute

Join in a tour of the Workers' Institute

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

Join in with a whistle stop 30 minute tour of the Worker's Institute, learn about the building's...

Traditional Fish and Chips

Enjoy our traditionally cooked fish & chips

Until: 31 December 2019

On Every Day

We reckon our chips are the best! Don’t miss out – Fish & Chips are served from...

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