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Tipton

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Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust 1 mile

Boat trips through the canal tunnel to see the caverns. Displays in the visitor centre. Exhibitions programme. Café. Tel. 0121 557 6265.
Open Daily 1030-1600.
www.dudleycanaltrust.org.uk

Black Country Living Museum 1 mile or bus

An open-air museum with a canalside village of reconstructed period shops, houses and workshops telling the story of the Black Country Towns and their people from the industrial revolution to the 1960s. Costumed characters, live demonstrations and events. Fairground. Vintage tram and bus rides. Underground mine. Cafés. Tel. 0121 557 9643.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700. Feb-Mar & Nov-Dec, WThFSSu 1000-1600.
www.bclm.co.uk
Bus 229 from Owen Street near station to opposite the Museum, 5 minutes journey. M-S every 30 minutes, Sun hourly. Buses operate a one-way loop in Tipton, using the same stop in both directions. For the Museum you need a bus with destination 'Dudley Bus Station'. Operated by Diamond Bus.

Dudley Museum at the Archives 1 mile or bus

Displays tell the story of Dudley from pre-history to the present day covering geology, local glass and art work, Dudley Castle finds and local heroes. Tel. 01384 811280.
Open M-S 1000-1600.
www.dudley.gov.uk
Bus see Black Country Living Museum above.

Dudley Zoological Gardens 1½ miles or bus

Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals on an ancient woodded hillside surrounding the ruins of the 11th century Dudley Castle. Other features include a vintage chairlift and Modernist reinforced concrete Tecton structures. Restaurant, café and kiosks. Adventure playground. Tel. 01384 215313.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (closes earlier in winter, see website).
www.dudleyzoo.org.uk
Bus 42 from station forecourt to opposite Zoo main entrance, 14 minutes journey. M-S every 30 minutes, Sun hourly. Also bus 229 (and 42) from Owen Street, see Black Country Living Museum above. Operated by Diamond Bus.

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