Postcard from England #2, Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill is an open air museum representing a Victorian town, recreated and opened in 1973. Previously a thriving industrial area in the 1800s and 1900s with brickworks, blast furnaces, tile works and a clay mine, it has been created from existing buildings, replica buildings, and actual buildings moved from elsewhere. Full write up and review with photos to follow.


Apothecary and Steam Engine Room


Categories: England, Industrial Rides, Travel

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  1. I enjoy visiting places like this. We once visited Beamish Village in Northumbria which was a working museum. It really takes you back in time.

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