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Learning at Black Country Living Museum

Key Stage 4 The History of Engineering in the Black Country, 1700-1940

In this day visit students will be able to look at the basic engineering processes of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries.



  • To gain an understanding of the significance of the engineering and manufacturing developments of the Black Country
  • To understand the contribution this made to the development of the region’s society and economy
  • To understanding the properties, characteristics and features of materials that affect their ability to be shaped, formed and treated
  • To understand basic engineering processes of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including the extraction of materials, shaping and manipulation, joining and assembly, heat and chemical treatment and surface finishing.

Price: £6.95 per student


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Our Booking Team are available to offer help and advice when planning a visit. All educational groups must book in advance.

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Did you know?

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Before the introduction of electric street lighting, many streets were lit by gas.

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