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Ignite your passion for learning


IgnitEd is a fascinating programme of immersive experiences, workshops, crafts, talks and more designed to bring all ages to the Museum and its collections. It offers you the chance to get a deeper understanding of the rich history of the region through passing on the skills and knowledge of the past.


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Heritage Skills Courses (18+)

A range of exciting, hands-on learning experiences and day courses for adults

See our programme of courses

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Heritage Explorers (16+)

A new programme of talks, seminars and short conferences, delivered in partnership with the Black Country Studies Centre.

Explore the programme

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Hands-on Heritage (families)

A choice of activities including workshops and holiday clubs for a whole lot of family fun.

Discover the activities

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Get hands on with history at our Young Archaeologists and Curator Club.

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Did you know?

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Charles Burrell & Son supplied 6 engines fitted with cranes to the War Department. During World War 1 they operated 24 hours a day.

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