The museums in Dudley celebrate the geological and industrial heritage of the town and the surrounding Black Country region, and its role in the Industrial Revolution. The Black Country Living Museum is an open-air living museum, which consists of reconstructed buildings from the surrounding area forming a living replica of an industrial village, with demonstrators portraying life in the region from that time.
The Dudley Museum and Art Gallery is located in the town centre, and houses a large collection of fossils excavated from the nearby Wren's Nest Nature Reserve, along with an exhibit on local footballer Duncan Edwards, and an art gallery featuring the work of local artists
Step back in time at the Black Country Living Museum, where the past is brought vividly to life over the 26 acre site – hop on a tram, venture down the mine, enjoy some traditional fish and chips. industrial heritage. A history littered with innovation, drive and determination. The Stourbridge Glass Quarter with its 400 years of glassmaking. The first class shopping facilities at Westfield Merry Hill and of course Dudley Zoological Gardens and the famous Dudley Castle.
Be surprised by the magnificent landscaped parklands and the seemingly endless canal networks. If you’re looking for a great day out, a weekend break, some family fun or simply want to get out and explore the great outdoors, come to Dudley.