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The Nostalgia Rooms

Wednesbury Museum is Sandwell's Museum and Art Gallery. It is a purpose built Victorian museum, housing collections which include fine art paintings, old toys, one of the world's largest collections of Ruskin pottery, local Sandwell history displays and our Nostalgia Rooms showcasing everyday objects from the 60s and 70s. There is also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and activities to run alongside them as well as a lively programme of events for all ages and school holiday activities and a wide variety of community users.  

It is free to visit the Museum and Art Gallery in Wednesbury but there are small charges for some events and activities. 

Woodgreen school undertaking Rangoli lessons with an artist at Wednesbury museum

Opening times

January - Closed to all users

February and March - closed to casual visitors but open to community groups and schools and to all for half term activities

April to September - Open Wednesday and Thursday 11am-4pm. We are also open Saturdays 11am-2pm.

October and November - Open Wednesday and Thursday 11am-4pm (closed Thursday 28th September) . The second Saturday of the month 7th October and 11th November 11am-2pm also 25th October 10:00am - 2pm for a model railway exhibition.

Any emergency closures due to unforeseen circumstances will be posted on our Facebook page @sandwellmuseums

December - open for festive events and activities.

Entry Free

Find out when you can visit and what special events and activities are on offer

Ruskin Pottery Gallery at Wednesbury Museum

Location details

Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery,
Holyhead Road, Wednesbury WS10 7DF

Call: 0121 556 0683 (please note that staff are not available to take phone calls every day -please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as someone is available, do not call on Mondays or Fridays)

The museum is on the old A41 Holyhead Road. Parking, including disabled parking, is available immediately adjacent to the museum next to the police station.
Parking is available at a pay and display car park next to the museum. This car park has disabled parking very close to the museum entrance.

Getting to us.


Find our more about getting around the building with our access guide

Events, exhibitions and activities.

The Community Wall and Artist's Wall

We have two walls in our main picture gallery which are there to display works by community groups and schools and another which is there to showcase local artists.

If you are interested in you or your group exhibiting on one of these wall please contact

Contact us

  • You can call us on 0121 556 0683 for general queries. You can also e-mail us for general museum service queries on but please note that opening times information is above along with links to our events and activities listings.

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In the picture

The collection

Other visitor information