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Soho House Museum

5 Soho Avenue | Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5LB, England
+44 121 348 8150
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Highly recommended.

Great visit to Soho House. The guided tour is excellent. Mathew Boulton was an amazing man... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
West Yorkshire
Very interesting visit on a rainy day

We were greeted by Samina on reception who was very cheerful and welcoming. We passed 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Tour the home of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809,) made famous for his associations with James Watt and the Lunar Society, which left his mark on industrial development in Birmingham.
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5 Soho Avenue | Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5LB, England
+44 121 348 8150
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great visit to Soho House. The guided tour is excellent. Mathew Boulton was an amazing man' entrepreneur,scientist and industrialist. Jack the guide took us through this lovely house explaining about Boulton the man , his family and his work and his involvement in the Lunar...More

2  Thank YadaDABadoo
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were greeted by Samina on reception who was very cheerful and welcoming. We passed 10 minutes before our tour started looking at an exhibition on racism. Jack the guide was excellent very informative and we learnt a lot about Mathew Boulton. The house contains...More

Thank Helleborels
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend enjoyed Soho House immensely! We were greeted at reception by Samina, who was very cheerful and also extremely helpful. We then managed to get a guided tour around Soho House by Jack. Soho House has such an interesting past, and Jack...More

1  Thank Emily G
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This was the home of Matthew Bolton the industrialist and entrepreneur from 1766 - 1809. This house has been carefully restored and includes collections of ormolu, silver, furniture and paintings.Our 2 guides were very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and happy t answer questions. A good place to...More

Thank 26hillbilly
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I visited Soho House with a group on Saturday. We had two fabulous tours which we thoroughly enjoyed. Everyone was very impressed by the welcome they received from Samina the Manager and the knowledge shared by both guides. This venue is well worth a visit...More

1  Thank olibobs_13
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A very warm welcome from Samina in reception and an informative tour by Jack. Highly recommended for an afternoon out.

1  Thank GentleWalkers
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A hidden gem, just outside Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, Soho House is an attractive Georgian building, filled with enchanting furniture and silverware from the time of the former owner Matthew Boulton. There is a small visitor centre with community exhibitions depicting old Handsworth, and a tearoom...More

1  Thank T W W
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A must do visit in birmingham if you live in the city buy. A museum pass and visit this fabulous part of your history if just visiting enjoy the place where the industry of the time started the industrial revolution.the staff samina & Louise just...More

1  Thank Graham W
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful Georgian house. We had a very good tour. Dressing up clothes and being able to get onto a 4 poster bed kept my 7yr old amused. Highly recommended. Such a shame it's not open more often.

1  Thank Esther B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This beautifully restored former home of Matthew Boulton is full of beatiful things, as well as being a reminder of the amazing group of people who inspired so much of the industrial and scientific revolution of the C18th. The staff who guided us round were...More

1  Thank aandj99
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21 May 2016|
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Response from oggiebedworth | Reviewed this property |
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David R
10 March 2016|
Response from Andrew L |
The closest station is the tram stop St. Paul's from Snow Hill Station. There are two buses from Birmingham that stop very close almost outside the museum no.s 74 and 75