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1940s Day at the Locksmith's House

27 July - 27 July 2019

This is a pre-book only event. Tickets are now on sale.

We recommend you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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1940s Day at the Locksmith's House

27 July - 27 July 2019

Visit our sister Museum, the Locksmith's House, as it turns to the 1940s.  

See what life was like for Willenhall's Hodson family during the Second World War. There is plenty for all the family to join in with in and around the Hodson family home.

  • Follow the evacuee themed trail around the house and workshops
  • Learn about make do and mend
  • Have a go at making a rag rug
  • Find out about rationing in our Edwardian kitchen and see  cooking demonstrations
  • See our Locksmith’s live metal working displays 
  • Hear about the Hodson family's manufacturing during WW2 

Various arrival times are available 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm however time to explore the house is not limited.  


Please note this event is not at Black Country Living Museum, and takes place at: The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA

To find out more about The Locksmith's House click here

Prices & Booking Details

Tickets Now on Sale

Book online  or call our Sales & Ticketing Team on 0121 520 8054 (lines open between 10am – 4pm)

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Admission Prices:

Adults: £4
Children (0-16): Free

Essential Carer: Free

There is no need to pre-book however various arrival times will be available to book online for 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30am, 1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm. 

To find out more about The Locksmith's House click here.

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