Attractions and Places to Visit in Walsall
You can investigate this history at the excellent Walsall Leather Museum, where a skilled craftsman will show you how saddles and bridles were handmade in Walsall’s workshops. The town also has an art gallery with a formidable collection for sculptor Jacob Epstein, while its high-quality temporary shows have featured the likes of Damien Hirst.
If you are keen to delve deeper into the Black Country’s industrial past there’s a preserved lock-maker’s cottage in nearby Willenhall, an enamel craft centre in Bilston and a restored coal railway a few miles north at Chasewater.
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 and our Nostalgia Rooms showcasing everyday objects from the 60s and 70s.