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Black Country Living Museum


Learning is for everyone. We offer exciting, evocative and unforgettable learning experiences for all ages, abilities and interests. Use these pages to find out how we can help you enhance and enrich your visit.

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Design & Technology-KS 3+

Design & Technology-KS 3+

This day visit will cover Product Analysis, using the Museum collections to gain an understanding of the development of products through time and to be able to place them in their true historical context.

Students will also develop their knowledge and understanding of the design process through an interactive product analysis session.

See our study specific learning visits

Free-Wheeling Toys-KS 1

Free-Wheeling Toys-KS 1

At the end of this workshop students will have learnt how simple mechanisms work. They will also have reinforced their understanding of forces.

The aim of the day is to build a wheeled racing car toy inspired by the Black Country Living Museum Collections.

See our curriculum linked workshops

Did you know?

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By 1846, steam engine design had developed so fast that the engine fitted to the SS Great Britain was capable of 1000 horsepower.

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