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Museums of Industry

A. Harthill M/cycles, Black Country Living Museum

The West Midlands has many intriguing specialist museums. In the Birmingham area find the Leather Museum at Wallsall, the Pen Museum, Cofffin Works and Museum of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

In Coventry, find the Coventry Watch Museum, Coventry Music Museum and Sgt Bilko’s Vintage Emporium and Phil Silvers Museum, among others.

Visit major transport, aviation and motor museums around Birmingham and Coventry, the British Motor Museum at Gaydon and the Morgan Motor Company factory and archives at Great Malvern.

Morgan Classics

Out and about in the counties finds to enjoy include the Hereford Museum of Cider, the Museum of Royal Worcester Porcelain, Ironbridge Gorge and the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent.

Historic houses and castles also showcase their own fabulous collections.

Black Country Living Museum

Think Peaky Blinders

British Motor Museum

Starring cars

Cadbury World

All about chocolate

Coalport China Museum

With an interactive tea cup trail

Coventry Transport Museum

14 galleries of vehicles

Ironbridge Gorge

Industrial heritage

Jewellery Quarter

Europe's largest jewellery centre

Morgan Motor Company

Experience centre & drives

National Motorcycle Museum

British bike heritage

Museum of Royal Worcester

Porcelain heritage archives

Text © Alison Plummer

Images by Alison Plummer, West Midlands Growth Company