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Walsall Leather Museum

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Very intresting to learn about where you grown up the also have the same enthusiasm l, which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abdul A
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a "Must Visit"

Whether you live locally or are passing through, this is an extremely interesting Museum. You do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“key ring”(23 reviews)
“guided tour”(19 reviews)
Walsall Leather Museum is a welcoming and friendly attraction housed in a restored Victorian factory building. We offer a fascinating insight into the story of Walsall's famous leatherworking trade. There are regular guided ours and demonstrations...more
Hours Today: Closed
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Littleton Street West, Walsall WS2 8EW, England
+44 1922 652288
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All reviews key ring well worth a visit guided tour local history make your own interesting place to visit gift shop wings free entry couple of hours little gem school holidays pay and display answer any questions friendly staff across the road town centre
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very intresting to learn about where you grown up the also have the same enthusiasm l, which was nice to see. Would definetly recommend giving this place a vist.

Thank Abdul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you live locally or are passing through, this is an extremely interesting Museum. You do not have to be interested in leather products - it is just the history and the fact that such an industry is part of our heritage and should not...More

Thank Storyteller113564
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the museum found it very interesting. The staff there were very helpful and were happy to answer our questions plus giving us their life stories about when they started working in leather. Very good. All free.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the leather museum in May 2018. We had very impressive experiences. The exhibitions are clear and show many antique tools and tell stories of leather work in the Midlands. We met a very kind member of staff “ Rose “ who works upstairs....More

Thank SuranatLeatherStudio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The leather museum in Walsall is a little treasure, and something we must not loose!! So worthy of a visit, free admission, extremely knowledgeable, friendly local staff/volunteers that will chat to you about the leather industry in Walsall. Events and Activities from June to October,...More

Thank SueSun2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived just as the museum was opening on Saturday morning and were the only people there at that time. We were asked if we wanted a guided tour or preferred to look around on our own. We opted for the guided tour and were...More

Thank Geoffrey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit to learn the heritage of Walsall. Extremely friendly & knowledge people. Must spend time with Keith, the volunteering Master Craftsman who goes above and beyond to explain and teach on the different types of leathers. I highly recommend spending at least...More

Thank AneilH2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been meaning to visit for a number of months, and finally made it today. Wish I’d come sooner. Great museum, informative exhibits, interactive, and staff who are very knowledgeable and passionate about their work, especially Keith the volunteer, and the lady on reception. Would...More

Thank garethflanders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited twice in a fortnight to ask advice about family members who had worked in the industry. On both occasion we met lovely knowledgable people. They were genuinely interested in not only helping us but directing us to other possible sources of information....More

Thank EileenP355
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum with 7 year old during the school summer holidays. She was very happy to participate in the drop in session making UFO models which was well organised and she throughly enjoyed. Costs were minimal and for some sessions free. Staff were...More

Thank Cindy S
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12 April 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
No. Just pop in. It’s free entry too
Sheryl D
27 November 2017|
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Response from naturelover561 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a large shop with a good selection of locally made leather goods such as wallets, purses, belts, bags etc. The prices are very reasonable.
Elisabeth H
7 November 2017|
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Response from Leanne O | Reviewed this property |
From what we saw it was ground floor with slopes