Dudley Museums Service closure

Following Government advice, Dudley Museum at the Archives and the Red House Glass Cone are closed until further notice.


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Dudley Council the historic capital of the Black Country
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Follow Dudley’s story from pre-history to the present day in our newly designed premises and refreshed displays.

  • Duncan Edwards collection at Dudley Museum
  • Photo of Museum and Archives

Dudley Museum at Dudley Archives is the main headquarters for the Black Country Global Geopark.

Displays include: Geology, Dudley Castle finds, Dudley Local Heroes, glass and art work from our collection including Dudley landscapes and 'Art In Focus' display: Henry Pope Dudley Castle etchings.

  • The Archives and Local History Centre, Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ


  • Situated on the A4037 between Dudley and Tipton, next to the Black Country Living Museum.

    If you are travelling using a SATNAV: DY1 4SQ

    Rail: The closest railway station is Tipton which is on the Birmingham to Wolverhampton line - approximately one mile from the Museum.

    Bus: There are a number of bus routes that stop outside the Black Country Living Museum and so are convenient for the Museum at the Archives.

    Number 24: Merry Hill to Foxyards Estate
    Number 229: Bilston to Dudley (via Coseley and Sedgley)
    Number 311: Walsall to Dudley
    Number 313: Walsall to Dudley
    Number 310: Willenhall to Merry Hill (via Wednesbury and Dudley)

    There is limited free parking

  • Contact - Museums

    Telephone 01384 811280

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  • Open 10am - 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

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