Plan your visit

At a glance

  • Allow 4-5 hours for your visit
  • Great accessibility 
  • Historical characters
  • Self-guided
  • Buildings to explore
  • Hot and cold food
  • Gift shop

Leave the 21st century behind for the day and experience sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the Black Country as you explore rebuilt, replica or recreated shops, houses and industrial workshops.

A historic character talks to a group of women at Black Country Living Museum.

Opening times

Our opening hours vary throughout the year. Plan ahead to make the most of your visit.

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

Ticket prices

Find out more about our free unlimited daytime visits as well as the benefits of membership.

A costumed character dressed in overalls demonstrates in J.H. Lavender Aluminium Foundry, set in 1959.

What to do

With historic characters to meet, houses and shops to explore, and much, more more, start planning your visit!


As well as being on a bus route and a short walk from Tipton Station, we have two car parks and electric vehicle charging points.

Food and drink

We have a variety of cafés, pubs and shops to pick up something to eat or drink while you are visiting.

A photograph shows a person in a motorised wheelchair using a ramp to leave a recreated shop.

Access guide

We are committed to making the Museum a welcoming, safe and respectful place for everyone to work and visit.