Our museums and sites
Covid 19 - Corona Virus
Due to the current outbreak our museums are currently closed. This also means that all events and activities have been postponed, regular community groups, school visits and bookings have been cancelled. We are currently planning for phased re-opening later in the year in accordance with government guidelines.
We're still here! - Sandwell Museums continues to provide a lively programme of events, interactive activities, things to get involved with, blogs, object showcases, videos, blogs, talks etc. on our social media platforms so follow us on facebook, twitter and Instagram.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
A medieval moated manor house built by Richard de Marnham in the 1270s which came into the guardianship of Sandwell Museum Service in 2010. Find out more about visiting the Manor House including our opening times and how to get there.
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 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.
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 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 sites host a fantastic array of events, school holiday activities, talks, walks, tours, family fun days and much more for all ages.
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