Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

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Town Centre Museum and Art Gallery combining permanant art, geology and fossil collections with contemporary exhibitions, local interest shows and hands-on exhibitions related to the school curriculum.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1600

Ring for Christmas and Easter Opening Times

Closed Bank Holidays
Closed Sunday

Admission charges

Free entry to Museum & all exhibitions
School Group £3.50 per pupil for whole day session
JAM club £2.65 per child

Additional info

For further information contact the Museum on 01384 815575

World class collection of geology.
Art collections include 19th and 20th century oil paintings, drawings and watercolours, as well as modern prints and pictures of local topographical interest.
Also home to the Brooke Robinson colection - a Victorian gentleman's collection of paintings, furniture, Greek and Roman pottery, Oriental and European ceramics, and enamel snuff boxes.

Collection details

Social History, Natural Sciences, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Unearthed
  • Geology gallery
  • Art Collections
  • Brooke Robinson collection
  • Percy Shakespeare
  • Duncan Edwards gallery
  • Paul Braddon
  • Sir Frank Brangwyn
  • Ken Cooper
  • David Cox
  • Amos Green
  • Brian Yale
  • Richard S Chattock
  • James Green
  • David Gunning
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Juniors at Museums

Sticky Saturday at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

  • 13 February 2016 1:30-3:30pm

Have a go at being messy and sticky... and we tidy up. Quick simple crafts to make and take home with you. Drop in any time between 1.30 and 3.30pm to this FREE family craft session and allow about 30 minutes. Suitable for ages 4+

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 5-6
  • 11-13

Admission

FREE

Website

http://www.dudley.gov.uk/see-and-do/museums/learning-and-activities/juniors-at-museums/juniors-at-dudley-museum/

Juniors at Museums

Family Film Club @ Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

  • 13 February 2016 11am-1pm

Come along to our new Family Film Club. Films start at 11am and a selection of 50p refreshments are available to buy.
Films are suitable for ages 5+ and all adults must be accompanied by a child.
This months film is WALL-E.
This is a free event but it is recommended to book your place in advance to guarantee a seat. Please call Dudley Museum on 01384 815575

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 5-6
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 11-13
  • 16-17

Admission

FREE admission but recommended to book in advance

Website

http://www.dudley.gov.uk/see-and-do/museums/learning-and-activities/juniors-at-museums/juniors-at-dudley-museum/

Juniors at Museums

Family Crafts @ Dudley Museum & Art Gallery

  • 18 February 2016 10:30am-3:30pm

Family Crafts: Out of this World £2.35
Family craft session for ages 4+. Build a rocket, colour in a mask and suncatcher. Allow about an hour for this fun session. This runs between 10.30am and 3.30pm

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£2.35

Website

http://www.dudley.gov.uk/see-and-do/museums/learning-and-activities/juniors-at-museums/juniors-at-dudley-museum/

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.
Child in Viking exhibition

Invaders & Settlers

http://www.dudley.gov.uk/msueums

An exciting and creative learning experience including Anglo-Saxon interactive talk, Viking myths drama session and handling real and replica artefacts.

How to obtain

£3.75 per pupil with accompanying adults free of charge
Call 01384 815575 or email: dudley.museum@dudley.org.uk for a Teacher's Information pack.

'AS' Geology

WJEC Advanced Subsidiary GCE
Unit GL1: Foundation Geolgy. Time and change.
Key idea 1: (b) Trilobites
Available as Outreach or within the Museum
A presentation and exercise to illustrate the range of morphologies of the fossil groups.
A discussion about morphology and mode of life.
A selection of impressive specimens from the Museum's collection used together with handouts.
Group size: 15-20
Duration: 60- 80 minutes
Level: AS Geology

Creator

  • Bill Groves

How to obtain

Please call Dudley Museum for further information:
01384 815575

Child with dinosaur at Dudley Museum & Art Gallery

Dinosaurs

http://www.dudley.gov.uk/museums

A fun & creative day aimed at KS1 pupils.
Pupils will participate in an interactive talks: How to be a dinosaur and a drama session: Thunderbolts & Snakestones. A variety of other dinosaur related activities complement your visit.

How to obtain

£3.75 per pupil for a full day visit. Teachers and adults are free.
Contact the Museum on 01384 815575 or email: dudley.museum@dudley.gov.uk for a teacher's information pack.

Dudley Museum and Art Gallery
St James's Road
Dudley
West Midlands County
DY1 1HP
England

Website

General museum website

www.dudley.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

General group email

dudley.museum@dudley.gov.uk

Telephone

01384 815575

Fax

01384 815576

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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