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Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

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went in to have a look around as i've been going too when i visit the area but unfortunately it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
peter12367
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Durham, United Kingdom
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This is a nice place to visit. We stayed in the hotel next door and just before setting off home we... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Meenie_UK
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

A free, relatively new museum. It traces from fossil formation up to date. Apparently donations arrive at a regular basis so exhibits will be added. A useful background guide to the area giving a greater understanding as to how and why Dudley developed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went in to have a look around as i've been going too when i visit the area but unfortunately it was Monday and the archive section was closed so i had a look around the small museum on the first floor, lift available, it covered...More

1  Thank peter12367
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to visit as we were staying in the hotel next door. Glad we did. Kids loved the little Wooly Mammoth hunt and the dinosaurs! Was enjoyed by all.

Thank Rachael M
DudleyMuseum, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our new museum. If you come back again you will see more changes.

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. We stayed in the hotel next door and just before setting off home we had a look around. Plenty to see with lots of fossils and displays and well presented and clean and tidy. The only criticism I...More

1  Thank Meenie_UK
DudleyMuseum, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope you enjoyed your stay. The museum is new and we are still working on the interpretation. If you come back again you willl see more information.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

My cousin, who lives in the area, took us the the Dudley Library and Museum (the Museum used to be separate but is now housed in the library) during a recent visit. We mainly went to see the display on our relative, Joseph Darby, who...More

Thank Coleen W
DudleyMuseum, General Manager at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review.

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

Thank cowrieshell
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

Thank brandonboo
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.

Thank louisepace
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

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