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Black Country Living Museum

Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ 

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By road

Black Country Living Museum is situated in the heart of the Black Country on the A4037 between Dudley and Tipton. The Museum is well signposted from the M5 and M6.

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M5 Junction 2:
Follow the A4123 northwest toward Wolverhampton/Dudley. After three miles, turn left onto the A4037 Tipton Road heading south. The entrance is 150 yards on your right. Note: these directions are from the M5 junction 2.  Please be aware that the Black Country 'i' (information) signs at junctions 1 and 3 do not direct to the Museum.

M6 Junction 10:        
Follow the A454 (A463) ‘Black Country Route’ toward Wolverhampton and Dudley for 4.4 miles. Turn left onto the A4123 Birmingham New Road toward Dudley heading southeast for 2.4 miles. Turn right onto the A4037 Tipton Road heading south. The entrance is 150 yards on your right.

Car parking:         

There is ample car and coach parking at the Museum.

A parking charge of £3.50 applies to cars for the whole day.

On busy days, you may be directed to either our overflow or Zoo car park, located a short walk from the Museum entrance. Parking is free on the Museum overflow car park. However, please note, a parking charge of £3.50 applies to the Zoo car park. Tokens for the Zoo car park must be purchased from the token machine located at the entrance to the Zoo car park.

Please respect our neighbours by parking in designated car parks only and not in residential areas.

Parking is at the vehicle owner's risk.  The Museum accepts no  liability for accidents, damage, or theft of vehicles  in its parking areas.

By rail

We are just one mile from Tipton railway station, which is on the Birmingham to Wolverhampton line operated by West Midlands Railway. Plan your journey and check train time tables using the National Rail Enquiries website or by calling 08457 48 49 50.

By bus

Network West Midlands operate a number of bus routes that stop outside the Museum including:

229 Bilston to Dudley via Coseley, Sedgley

11 Walsall to Merry Hill via Wednesbury, Dudley

11 Walsall to Dudley via Wednesbury

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.

By bicycle

The Museum is on the national cycle network route (Dudley National Cycle Route)/media/visiting/library/141209_230_cycle_award.jpg

Or why not take a slight detour if you are on the West Midlands Cycle Route (National Cycle Routes 5 and 54) or the Birmingham to Wolverhampton Cycle Route (National Cycle Route 81).

To plan you cycle journey to the Museum, go to:



Adults £19.95

Concession (65+) £17.95

Young Person (3-15 years) £9.95

0-2 years  Free 

Small Family (1+3) £41.70

Medium Family (2+2)  £50.00

Large Family (2+3) £58.35

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