Discover our Museum

We cor’ wait to meet yow. Why not begin your Black Country experience before visiting us in-person by finding out more about our Collections or reading our blog?

Great news: more phases of our BCLM: Forging Ahead development will be opening this year, including Burgin's Newsagents and Laurie Thomas Hairdresser!

Chainmaker at Black Country Living Museum


Our entire Collections are ‘Designated’ by Arts Council England, recognising their quality and national significance.

Bedroom at black country living museum

donate an object

Did you know that we have over 80,000 items in our Collections? We’re now looking for items to represent the 1940s-60s.

The Locksmith's House

Discover an atmospheric Edwardian house, our sister museum in Willenhall where time has stood still. 

Underground mine experience

Mind yer ‘ed! Descend ‘into the thick’ of our underground drift mine and hear what ‘Elija Wedge’ has to tell you about the world of an 1850s Black Country coalminer.

The underground mine experience is included in the price of general admission. 

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