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Bliss at Blists Hill?

Advantages: A working Victorian village with a fair amount to see and do; child friendly.
Disadvantages: Lacking in information; some displays closed at peak times.

For a long time, I’ve enjoyed visiting museums based upon the not-so-distant past; attractions such as Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth and the Black Country Museum in Dudley have always fascinated me for their examination of Victorian England. Althoug ...

MizzMolko 20.09.2011 · Read full review
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Diamond review  A Step back in time

Advantages: A fantastic family day out
Disadvantages: I think you need a good weather day to visit

BLISTS HILL A VICTORIAN TOWN After we had to cancel our main two week holiday, we decided to visit our local tourist attractions. We are lucky enough to live in a small village just outside Ironbridge which is a large tourist attraction and hosts ...

arnoldhenryrufus 03.02.2010 · Read full review
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A Long Time Ago in a Town Not Very Far, Far Away.

Advantages: A very nice day out. Inexpensive, educational and fun.
Disadvantages: Can get very crowded in Summer.

It's funny isn't it? You travel the country, possibly even the world, searching for new things to see & do and new places to visit but you often tend to neglect what's on your own doorstep, right? Take me for example, I live in Telford, have done all my ...

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Turn Back Time

Advantages: Good day out for all ages
Disadvantages: Pricey on its own, lot of it weather dependant

I remember visiting here on a school trip about 25 years ago (eek!) and really enjoying it, so on a recent short break in the area we decided to see if it had changed much. Blists Hill is an open-air 'living' Victorian museum and all the s ...

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Tale as old as time

Advantages: The staff are amazing and completely in character
Disadvantages: I don't live closer

Blist Hill Victorian Villiage The sign of a good museum is when you want to return again and again. My first visit to Blist Hill was with my family when we were heading somewhere else and realised we hadn’t left enough time, so we came here on a whi ...

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