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Dudley Museums Service
|Name||Dudley Museums Service|
|Address||St James's Road|
|Access Conditions||Please phone to find out if a particular item is on display.|
Items that are not on display can be viewed by prior appointment, please phone the gallery to arrange date and time.
Information on accessibility at our sites can be found at the following links:
- Broadfield House Glass Museum Accessibility
- Red House Glass Cone Accessibility
- Dudley Museum and Art Gallery Accessibility
|Operational Hours||Dudley Museum and Art Gallery Opening Hours:|
10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Saturday
We are not open on Bank Holidays including Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Broadfield House Glass Museum Opening Hours:
12noon - 4pm, Tuesday - Sunday
Red House Glass Cone Opening Hours:
10am-4pm, Monday - Sunday (We are open on Bank Holidays)
|Collections Overview||Glass Collection|
Situated in the historic Stourbridge Glass Quarter, Broadfield House Glass Museum has a magnificent collection of British glass, much of it made locally, dating from the 17th century up to the present day. Also featuring a hot glass studio on site, a varied programme of temporary exhibitions and events, and fun activites for all the family.
The most important collection at Dudley Museum is Geology. There are currently two galleries given over to the collection and the very important place that Dudley occupies in the story of the discovery of the science of Geology in the United Kingdom.
The Fine Art Collection
The Fine Art Collection was started in the 1880's shortly after the opening of the Art Gallery and has been added to continuously ever since. It numbers nearly two thousand works including 250 oil paintings, 750 drawings and watercolours, 450 old engravings and 350 modern prints.
Duncan Edwards Collection
The Duncan Edwards & Local Sporting Heroes Gallery currently hosts an exhibition of football memorabilia of Dudley's most famous footballer Duncan Edwards.
The Brooke Robinson Museum
17th, 18th and 19th century British and European paintings, sculpture, furniture and ceramics, together with oriental ceramics, Japanese netsuke and inro, Bilston enamels, commemorative medals, Greek, Roman and Egyptian pottery and personal memorabilia.
Dudley Museum and Art Gallery is home to a number of smaller collections comprising social history, coins and trade tokens, costume and a collection of birds eggs. The Museum contains a miscellaneous collection of 17th, 18th and 19th century British and European paintings, sculpture, furniture and ceramics, together with oriental ceramics, Japanese netsuke and inro, Bilston enamels, commemorative medals, Greek, Roman and Egyptian pottery and personal memorabilia.
|Mla Region||West Midlands|
|Mla Institution Id||DUDMG, DUDGM|
Broadfield House Glass Museum
One of the best glass collections in the world can be found at Broadfield House Glass Museum in the historic Stourbridge Glass Quarter. The displays range from the 17th century up to the present day, revealing the diversity of glass and the creativity of glassmakers through the ages.
Tel: 01384 812745
Red House Glass Cone
In the heart of the Glass Quarter stands the Red House Glass Cone. Over 100ft high, the Cone was built at the end of the 18th century and was in use until 1936. Now open to the public, you can now explore the Cone's fascinating history through film, audio guides, exhibits and demonstrations.
Tel: 01384 812750
Fax: 01384 812751
Dudley Museum and Art Gallery
There is something for everyone at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery. If you are a teacher there are school visits. If you are an art lover we have art exhibitions. And if you are a budding geologist, we have a huge collection of fossils.
St. James's Road
Tel: 01384 815575
Fax: 01384 815576