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Visit Black Country Living Museum this festive season and explore Black Country Christmases through time. With a range of events on offer there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 

  • Glad Tidings – enjoy the Museum after hours for a cosy evening
  • Santa Hunts – explore the Museum on a small guided tour to find Santa
A graphic image advertising Glad Tidings at Black Country Living Museum. It shows an old fashioned postcard with the following words. Glad Tidings - Christmas Evenings at Black Country Living Museum. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 of December 2023.

glad tidings

It’s the time of year to bring friends and family together for a cosy evening here at the Museum. Gather around our open fires, sing along with traditional carollers and Fifties favourites, and enjoy traditional Christmas treats to get into the festive mood. 

With costumed characters to meet and street entertainers to watch, experience a heart-warming, magical night that everyone will enjoy.

Although we recognise that Christmas is a magical time for all ages, we recommend Glad Tidings to those aged 8+.

Friday 8 December, Saturday 9 December, Friday 15 December, Saturday 16 December, Friday 22 December, Saturday 23 December


Adult – £22.50
Child – £15.50
Carer – £11.50

A graphic advertisement for Santa Hunts. The text reads Santa Hunts. The photo shows a Santa character holding a present. There is a cream and red striped background with a red ribbon crossing the centre.

Santa Hunts

Santa is making a welcome return to the Museum this Christmas. And this year it looks like he needs your help! Step up and join our elves to get Santa ready for the big day.

Please note that tickets for Santa Hunts will only be available to purchase via telephone from our Sales and Ticketing team on 0121 520 8054 (lines open 10am – 4pm, Monday – Friday). 

We think that children aged 4+ will enjoy this experience the most.

Saturday 25 November, Sunday 26 November, Saturday 2 December, Sunday 3 December, Saturday 9 December, Sunday 10 December, Saturday 16 December, Sunday 17 December,  Thursday 21 December, Friday 22 December, Saturday 23 December, Sunday 24 December

Timeslots throughout the day from 9:30am onwards, with the last timeslot of the day at 3pm. Museum closes at 4pm.

Adult – £18.95
Child – £13.45
Carer – £9.45