About the Smethwick Heritage Centre Trust

Smethwick Heritage Centre & Museum offers a chance to explore Smethwick’s vast history. We are a volunteer run museum which also organises roadshows and events, normally free to the public, as well as specialist Talks & Plays which may incur a small charge to cover costs.

The Museum is situated in the former Lodge in Victoria Park, where numerous pieces of memorabilia are housed and displayed. This gives us the chance to see and remember Smethwick as it once was. We also depend upon stories and archives from those who remember Smethwick and are interested in its heritage.

Here is how you can reach us by train, plane and automobile. See you soon!

GETTING INVOLVED

Passionate about Smethwick?

Like to come along and lend a hand?

Whatever your background, whatever your skills, there are ways you can get involved:

    In the museum

    We need enthusiastic people to man the desk. We need people to provide a warm welcome to visitors, to enjoy and share stories about the area, to reminisce about Smethwick.

    Behind the scenes

    There are research projects underway. We need people with skills to investigate the background to many of Smethwick’s industries, schools, etc

    Cataloguing

    Perhaps you can help to sort and catalogue our many artefacts and photographs.

    Exhibitions

    Maybe you can help us prepare and setup stands at our exhibitions.

    Roadshows

    We can always use more muscle to help us setup stands at our Roadshows, or just simply make refreshments!

    Only a few hours

    All we need is just a few hours a week, usually between 11 am and 3 pm any day of the week.  Add to that a touch of enthusiasm and a passion for Smethwick, then whatever your background, you can help us keep Smethwick’s history alive.