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Learning at Black Country Living Museum

The Locksmith's House


Victorian Day for Schools

Book a session for your class now!

Enjoy a fun, hands-on programme led by our experienced demonstrators.

Students can enjoy a number of practical activities including:

  • rag-rug making in the parlour 
  • making toast on the kitchen range
  • experiencing a Victorian wash day, using dolly legs and a mangle
  • learning how locks are assembled

/media/learning/library/120917_230_locksmith_9.jpgAll groups take a tour of the house and learn about life for the Hodson family.

Exclusive use of the venue for your school


We are able to take bookings from school parties on most weekdays during term time.

Visits can be made by appointment and must be  pre-booked.

The cost is only £6.95 per student (minimum booking fee £100), with no charge for accompanying adults.

School Visit information pack (PDF 160kB)

For more information and to book your visit please contact the bookings office at Black Country Living Museum on 0121 520 8054 or  email


Please note the Locksmith's House is not based at Black Country Living Museum and is located within Willenhall.

The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA

For further details about The Locksmith's House including group visits, events and information downloads - click here


The Locksmith's House is proudly sponsored by



Did you know?

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There were once over forty mine shafts dotted around the Museum site.

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