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’re 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.


The New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall presents, collects and interprets historic, modern and contemporary art in innovative and challenging ways, welcoming visitors from all over the globe as well as our immediate locality.

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Museums in Walsall


Discover why Walsall became the British leather goods capital in this fascinating working museum, housed in a restored leather factory.
Walsall people have been making some of the world's finest saddles and leather goods for over two hundred years.

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Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery in Walsall

Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery

Please note that our Millais painting 'Hurdy Gurdy Boy' is now on display at Haden Hill House Museum, Cradley Heath as are several other paintings.

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