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Our museums and sites

Sandwell Museum Service has a range of different sites, full of surprises, across the borough. Most of them are free to visit, and provide a host of different activities and experiences for you to discover.

Find out more about our museums

Oak House

Oak House Museum

Oak House is a delightful half timbered farmhouse dating from the late sixteenth century, furnished with a fine collection of Jacobean furniture. Find out more about visiting the Oak House including our opening times and how to get there.

Haden Hill HouseHaden Hill House Museum and Haden Old Hall

A Victorian gentleman's house, furnished in period style surrounded by 55 acres of award winning parkland. The house stands adjacent to Haden Hall, a restored Jacobean mansion open to the public several times each year. Find out more about visiting Haden Hill House including opening times and how to get there.

Wednesbury MuseumWednesbury Museum and Art Gallery

A Victorian Art Gallery which houses Victorian paintings, old toys and an internationally important collection of Ruskin Pottery. Temporary exhibitions also run throughout they year, as well as a lively events programme and activities for schools. Find out more about visiting Wednesbury Museum including our opening times and how to get there.

Manor HouseThe Manor House Museum

A medieval moated manor house built by Richard de Marnham in the 1270s and recently came into the guardianship of Sandwell Museum Service. Find out more about visiting the Manor House including our opening times and how to get there.

Bishop Asbury CottageBishop Asbury Cottage

An eighteenth century cottage which was the boyhood home of Francis Asbury, the first American Methodist Bishop. Find out more about Bishop Asbury's Cottage including opening times and how to get there.

Tipton SlasherTipton Community Heritage Museum

Tipton Community Heritage Museum is now refurbished with new displays and information about the town. The museum situated in Tipton library and open to visitors during library opening hours. Find out more about visiting Tipton Community Museum.

Galton Valley Canal MuseumGalton Valley Pumping Station

Situated on the Birmingham Main Line Canal, the restored pumping station gives an insight into some of the most important and historic civil engineering feats in the area, including the world famous Galton Bridge and life and work on the canals. Find out more about Galton Valley Pumping Station. You can alsovisit our events and activities page for details of open days.

The Arts Cafe - Sandwell Central Sixth

The Arts Cafe is part of the Sandwell Central Sixth college building in the centre of West Bromwich but is open to the public. As well as being a cafe with great refreshments available you can also enjoy, live music, exhibitions, family activities and events.

Our events and activities

Our sites host a fantastic array of events, school holiday activities, talks, walks, tours, family fun days and much more for all ages.

Our collections

Learn more about our museum collection online.

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