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Your visit

Opening times

  1 April - 31 October 1 November - 31 March
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday 10.00am to 5.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am to 5.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm
Thursday 10.00am to 5.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm
Friday 10.00am to 5.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

How to find us

Walsall Leather Museum, Littleton Street West, Walsall WS2 8EW

 

Map of Walsall Town Centre showing location of Walsall Leather Museum and other key places

What to expect when you visit

Explore the museum at your own pace or ask a visitor assistant to show you around.  

The ground floor displays introduce Walsall and the leather making process.

Upstairs, find out how Walsall became a leatherworking town.  You will also find our temporary exhibition gallery, where there’s always something new to discover. Finally, our workshops show you what it was like to work in the leather industry 100 years ago!

Find out more about the facilities at the museum

Floor plan of Walsall Leather Museum showing facilities

Your safety when visiting during Covid-19

We’re making some changes to keep you safe when visiting the museum after 19 July.

We will:

  • continue to wear face coverings in the museum, unless behind a screen
  • continue to sanitise high touch points in the museum regularly
  • make sure that all spaces within the museum are well ventilated
  • take payment by cash and card

We encourage you to:

  • wear face coverings
  • use the sanitiser stations
  • check in to the building using the NHS Test and Trace app (or fill in a paper copy)

We are now able to offer guided tours and some of our have-a-go activities.

Public toilet facilities will remain available on the ground floor only.

Hands-on activities

Your senses will be engaged with the scent of leather when you walk into the museum. In the tannery, you can watch a short subtitled film about the work of a currier.  Upstairs, you'll be able to create a your own leather keyring. We will bring back our other hands-on activities for you to enjoy when it is safe to do so.

We'll announce future activity sessions on our events and activities page.

Parking and transport

The nearest pay and display car park is Day Street, WS2 8EQ, which has blue badge spaces. You can find more information about town centre car parking on our parking pages.

Our coach bay is on Wisemore, WS2 8EJ, at the side of the museum.

The museum is a 10 minute walk from Walsall town centre’s bus and train stations.