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Learning at Black Country Living Museum


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Let us help you bring the curriculum to life with unique and memorable learning experiences.

We offer educational packages to visiting schools tailored to each Key Stage and cover a broad subject area, including history, the arts, science, technology, geography, literacy, mathematics and citizenship. 

When you book with us you get:

A visit to the Museum

A visit to the Museum

an allocated guide

An allocated guide or facilitator (dependent on Key Stage)


A visit to the Museum

One free workshop (dependent on theme)

an allocated guide

An allocated lunch slot


 Plus, you can add on a number of additional activities and workshops. 

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 explore by keystage

Time Travellers

Key Stage 1

Become 'Time Travellers' for the day and step back into the past to explore the Black Country.

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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2

Let your children take on the role of History Detectives  as they try to solve a problem put to them by Sarah and Ben. 

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History Investigators

Key Stage 3 & 4

Students will enjoy a guided visit of the site, following a theme of your choosing. Using enquiry-based learning they will discover more about the history of the Black Country.

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Photo of Locksmiths house workers

Classroom Resources

Download our investigation packs and resources 

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photo of colliery winder

Themed Events

Take a look at our exciting annual Themed Events!

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Teacher CPD

A programme  of cross-curricular courses to help boost teacher confidence and skill

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Did you know?

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In 1896 the restrictions affecting road transport eased, which permitted vehicles under 3 tons to travel at up to 12 mph (19 km/h) without a red flag.

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