Black Country Living Museum
The Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, West Midlands
Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum is uniquely placed to tell the story of the creation of the world's first industrial landscape.
Black Country Living Museum is a remarkable place to explore, enjoy and spend time. It is one of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK; offering a glimpse into 200 years of history like no other. We tell the story of a very special time and place in history and some of the most hard-working, ingenious and influential people you could imagine!
Black Country folk changed the world, and in the streets of our canalside village, on our tramway and down our underground mine, you and your family can experience how 'they' became 'us'. Over fifty authentic shops, houses and workshops have been carefully reconstructed to preserve the character of the region when its manufacturers bought worldwide fame to Black Country Towns.
Take a trip on the tram to explore the canalside village, where you can meet and chat to the costumed characters. Explore the underground mine and experience the authentic sights, sounds, smells and tastes from the past. We have changing programme of demonstrations and events from metal working and glass cutting to sweetmaking ensures something to suit all tastes. Watch the silver screen flicker to life in the Limelight Cinema with silent films from the 1920s. Marvel over vehicles from the golden age of motoring and experience a real spit and sawdust Inn.
Step into the past and discover a Fascinating World. The Black Country Living Museum create a tribute to the traditional skills & enterprise of the people that once lived in the heart of Industrial Britain. Take a lesson in an old Fashioned School, Explore the underground coal mine. There is so much to do and something to suit everyone.
1940s Weekend 12th July 2020
Depart Approx. 17.30
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.