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Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

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Fossils and much more

Arrived in a group to see the display of fossils upstairs. The museum is bright and airy. The... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
cowrieshell
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Mold, N Wales
memories

viseted the duncan edwards exhibition found it very evokotive as a fan who saw the great man play... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
brandonboo
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manchester
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Dudley Museum at the Archives re-opened Saturday 30 September in its new venue. Geology, fine art, fossils and dinosaurs are all on display. Free entry and family friendly. We are next door to the Black Country Living Museum.
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Tipton Road | The Archives, Dudley DY1 4SQ, England
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+44 1384 812770
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Arrived in a group to see the display of fossils upstairs. The museum is bright and airy. The fossils were very well displayed and lit, however there were very few specimens labelled. This was very disappointing as those exibits I didn't recognise have remained a...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

viseted the duncan edwards exhibition found it very evokotive as a fan who saw the great man play difficult to stop the tears well worth the trip to dudley

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

You must pop in a enjoy this museum on the first floor , well set out with history about Dudley , excellent artefacts with a beautiful display on the Dudley born Manchester United player Duncan Edwards who sadly lost his life in the air crash...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The commentary about the linestone Canals was very interesting, It explained how the limestone used to be excavated.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I took my 10-year-old granddaughter to Dudley Museum, now housed in The Archives, on the first floor of a modern building near the BCLM and the Zoo. We loved the old Museum in the town centre which was closed by the local authority, but we...More

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DudleyMuseumsService, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your review. There are many plans regarding interpretation, events and activities for our new venue. Please do come again and join in our many Juniors At Museums activities planned for the new year. The Duncan Edwards collection, in the old museum, was...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointed with the new Dudley museum. My children used to enjoy going to it at the previous site but it's lost its feel and character now that we didn't stay long at all. We even needed to go to the Dudley Canal Trust to find...More

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DudleyMuseumsService, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We will be bringing our Juniors At Museums events and activities there from January 2018.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This museum was small but very interesting housed in an iconic building. The dinosaur exhibition was excellent. The annual Camera Club exhibition was a great showcase and the Duncan Edwards room was full of interesting Duncan Edwards memorabilia. In their foolish wisdom, the council have...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a very good museum. It has become more popular since its closure was announced. Can't help thinking that there will be little savings to be made and it should really remain openMore

Thank Graham T
glassfan, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your review. From 22 December 2016 the current Dudley Museum and Art Gallery building, located on St James’s Road, Dudley, will be closing before the exhibitions move to their new, modern home at the Archives building, Tipton Road. The new museum and...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Such a shame the council is closing this, and moving it away from the town centre. I frequently visited as a child and have taken my daughter since an early age. The council haven't really ever invested in the site, decorating has been left and...More

Thank Leanne R
glassfan, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thank you for your comments. The Museum will close on 22nd December 2016. There are exciting plans underway for us to relocate to Dudley Archives. We plan to continue with our dinosaurs, school visits and craft sessions - and more. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's tragic that this great little museum on our doorstep is closing down due to cuts. The building, itself, is a draw in its own right notwithstanding the geology and local history side and will be sadly missed by myself and my son, who studied...More

Thank derek51126
glassfan, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thank you for your review. There will indeed be a new home for the collection at the Archives on Birmingham New Road. We will have new interpretation and activities down there. The people of Dudley borough, and beyond, are passionate and proud about their heritage...More

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