Plan your visit

Step back in time with us

Explore over 40 carefully reconstructed shops, houses and industrial areas across 26 landscaped acres. Meet friendly historic characters who’ll tell you what it was like to live and work during the Industrial Revolution and beyond.

There’s plenty for the entire family to get stuck into:

  • Meet historical characters bringing Black Country history to life
  • Experience life as an 1850s miner in our underground mine experience
  • Test your times tables in a 1912 school lesson
  • Watch a vintage film in our 1920s cinema
  • Enjoy the tastes of the past in our 1930s fish and chip shop, baker’s shop and traditional sweet shop
  • Play old-fashioned street games
  • Take a ride on one of our heritage vehicles
  • See live industrial demonstrations, including chain and nail making
  • Find out about weird and wonderful treatments in our chemist
  • Quench your thirst in the Bottle & Glass Inn or Elephant & Castle Public House
A historic character talks to a group of women at Black Country Living Museum.

Opening hours

Our opening hours vary throughout the year so please plan ahead and make sure to check.

Crowds of people at the admissions area in the Visitor Centre at Black Country Living Museum.


Buy your general admission ticket today and visit for a whole year for free!


Find out how to reach us plus information on our car parks and electric vehicle charging points.

Access Guide

We want all of our visitors to have a bostin’ day out at the Museum. Find out more about accessibility and plan your visit in advance.


Become a Member of the Black Country Living Museum and enjoy exclusive benefits, such as priority booking, discounts on our special events, free parking, and behind the scenes tours.

Group bookings

If you’re thinking of making a group booking please call our Sales & Ticketing team on 0121 520 8054 or email  [email protected]