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Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery

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 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 fun.

Over the coming months we will be offering a number of open days which we will advertise several weeks in advance. Visits will be by pre-booked timed ticket although entrance on most occasions will be free.

Visit www.sandwell.gov.uk/joininmuseums for up and coming open days and information about visiting and any little extras we might be offering for families or special seasons.

Don’t forget to follow our social media sites for videos, blogs, children’s activities, quizzes, trails and more online events.

Opening Times

April to September

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 11am – 4pm,

Saturdays: 2pm – 5pm

Open at other times for special events and activities.

October and November

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 11am – 4pm and at other times for special activities, family fun, talks, school groups etc.

December to March

Open for special events and activities including our festive programme and February half term activities and pre-booked groups. 

Please note:

  • These are times when the building is open to general visitors.
  • We are available at other times for special events and activities, school bookings, tours, projects, room bookings and pre-booked groups etc.
  • For bank holidays, see What’s On calendar
  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time.
  • January is closed to all visitors and groups.
  • During school holidays, the house will be busy with family events and activities and access to some areas may be restricted.

Getting here

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

For more information on getting to our sites using public transport please visit Network West Midlands.

There is a pay and display car park next to the museum.

Your visit

Entry to the museum is on Holyhead Road.  Entrance is FREE unless a ticket price for certain activities is stated.

We are unable to accommodate pushchairs inside the museum but they can be left at the pushchair station by the front door.

Accessibility

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Check out our social media channels for news, information, activities and much more. 

Find out more about school visits to Sandwell Museums.

Find out more about our museum collection.

Contact us

You can call us on 0121 556 0683 for general queries. You can also email us for general museum service queries on museumarts_tourism@sandwell.gov.uk  but please note that opening times information is above along with links to our events and activities listings.