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Went today to visit this museum - it was excellent- very informative the talk and demonstration in... read more

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Val L
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Always have a nice time here.

I wish this place was open more, it is such a lovely place and a bright spot in Willenhall. The... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Willenhall, United Kingdom
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54 New Road, Willenhall, Walsall WV13 2DA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went today to visit this museum - it was excellent- very informative the talk and demonstration in the forge was informative and interesting. Then we saw what the family home and office were like. It was nice to find out about the family who lived...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

I wish this place was open more, it is such a lovely place and a bright spot in Willenhall. The volunteers sre great, helpful and friendly. And the refreshments are worth having too! The museum has a Facebook page which lists their events.

2  Thank LuckySpade1983
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely house and forge in Willenhall. Good for young and not so young visitors. 😀 Story telling by the open fire, roasted chestnuts and knowledgable members of the team to talk through the history. Lovely example of a house from years gone by. Easily spent...More

1  Thank Mindy1001
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I've always wanted to visit the locksmiths house and when the chance arose I jumped at it.Well it was like stepping back in time ,as though nothing had been touched for years .From the moment you stepped through the front door you are transported back...More

Thank maston60
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Halloween themed visit enjoyed by both a child of 8 and her adult minder. This house captures the key making history of Willenhall and the social history of a local locksmith and his family. The house showcases the family clothes shop, lock making factory and...More

1  Thank crippssp
Reviewed December 8, 2016

If you want to escape from the commercialism of 21st century's Christmas The Locksmiths House is the place to go. What an amazing evening experiencing an Edwardian Christmas in this beautiful Victorian house. Greeted by costumed staff we toured the house seeing the various rooms...More

1  Thank Carrottop637
Reviewed February 19, 2016

I don't often have a reason to stop in Willenhall; I usually pass through it on my weekly trip to the Walsall Leather Museum. However, I recently took on a job that led me to the Locksmith's House. It was supposed to be a quick...More

4  Thank Sam M
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

A brilliant place to visit. Seriously interesting look into Willenhalls industrial past. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed November 22, 2014

Now owned and operated by the Black Country Museum this is a very special little museum with great atmosphere, in the lockmaking capital of England. The museum is in two parts. The workshop at the rear focuses on how locks were hand forged by generations...More

3  Thank naturelover561
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