In the city there are many beautiful historical buildings, a significant part of which was built in the early 20th century. One of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces is the St. Peter’s Collegiate Church. It was built in the 15th century and has been the residence of the bishop for more than 500 years.
Fans of painting will have an opportunity to visit the Art Gallery, whose opening took place in 1884. Today, the gallery is very popular among fans of pop art. Within its walls, the largest collection of art masterpieces in this style is collected in the country.
One of Wolverhampton's most unusual attractions is the Black Country Living Museum. Its exposition is devoted to the industrial theme. The museum tells visitors about the main innovations that brought industrial revolution to the way of life of people. Among the exhibits of the museum, you can see various industrial accessories. The museum also has a large collection of old photographs. A significant part of the exposition is devoted to environmental problems. Visitors can clearly see how the local landscapes have changed the construction of industrial establishments.
Another reminder of the industrial revolution is the beautiful Wightwick Manor. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century by one of the most prosperous industrialists of the city, Theodore Mander. The luxurious mansion in the Victorian style has survived to our days in its original form. Now, the ancient building is associated with many interesting legends and terrible stories. In the mansion, it was possible to preserve the settings of previous years as much as possible. Within its walls, there are collections of antique furniture, works of art and possessions that once belonged to the owners of the mansion. Locals believe that the spirit of Theodore Mander dwells in the house even now and carefully monitors the order in it. No less interesting than the old mansion itself, is the surrounding garden. In it you can see beautiful century-old trees, and also interesting landscape ornaments, whose age is also more than one hundred years.