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1940s Weekend

A 1940s Weekend to take you on a nostalgic journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain. Our 1940s event is bigger and better than ever!

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1940s Day Time

Spend the weekend in wartime Britain on Sat 13 & Sun 14 Jul, 10am - 5pm

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1940s Evening

The spirit of the 40s will live on into the night at our  1940s evening event. 



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40s Fashion & Salon

Discover some treasures at the vintage market and book into the vintage hair salon to get your wartime do.

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Women at War

The women played a vital part in WW2, at war and on the home front.

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Anderson Shelter

Get chills stepping inside Amos' Anderson shelter!

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WW2 Fire Engines

Discover their fascinating history

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Dig for Victory

Discover how the introduction of rationing inspired creative recipes.

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Visit Us

Enjoy a proper, full day out. Rain or shine, you won’t run out of things to see when exploring our 26 acres.

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Take a look back at our previous 1940s Weekend on the video below

Find us

Just 10 miles from Birmingham, the Museum is well signposted from the M5 and M6.

By Rail, We are just one mile from Tipton railway station, which is on the Birmingham to Wolverhampton line operated by West Midlands Rail.

For bus information from Wolverhampton, Birmingham or other areas. Please visit the Network West Midlands website Or you can call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 to plan your bus journey to the Museum.

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