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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Closed Now: 10:30 - 17:00
Open today: 10:30 - 17:00
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Excellent tour!

Visited the Museum this morning after booking the tour online, and wasn’t quite sure what to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Very informative

Terrific guide very informative plenty of background history. Lovely pub round corner for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, which traces the 200-year history of the ancient crafting skills that made Birmingham the centre of the British jewellery industry.
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75-80 Vyse Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
+44 121 348 8140
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the Museum this morning after booking the tour online, and wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but our Guide Deborah was really knowledgeable and made it very interesting and enjoyable! I would highly recommend the tour ... and lunch in the cafe afterwards!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarynDelaney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific guide very informative plenty of background history. Lovely pub round corner for lunch..............

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shuker2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating place to visit, made totally absorbing by the guides (ours was Brendon who was very knowledgeable, humorous and friendly). We learnt a lot and found the 1 hour guided tour just flew by. All the staff are friendly and welcoming and the tea...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really did enjoy this tour and it far exceeded my expectations. A friendly welcome on arrival, a nice cosy tea room and a brilliant tour by William. Totally recommend this and thank you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gaylebevan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an unusual museum and is so so interesting. Thank you all for making this visit such a joy

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Angelaandfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this little gem yesterday with a friend. What a great afternoon out it really was. We had a guided tour booked which lasted about an hour. Our guide Debbie was just brilliant. Not only was she extremely knowledgeable, she delivered the tour with passion...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank christinewhite-brum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly welcome, excellent and informative guide who ensured all our tour party had the best possible experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SLF50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant tour! Would highly recommend, such a wonderful story. Our tour guide Megan was fantastic she was a lovely women with so much knowledge- she made the tour. Seeing the workshop and shown how everything works and how it originally was, was such a pleasure!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank k00214948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit - made so much more meaningful by the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our guide Yana really brought the displays to life and demonstrated many of the machines.If you like social history or crafts this is not to be missed. We visited...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very interesting tour of the factory where we were shown the many processes which were, and no doubt largely still are, involved in making jewellery. This was made all the more interesting by the excellent guide, Brendan, relaying the history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John M
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25 July 2018|
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Response from Jonathan K | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure most of it would be tricky for a wheelchair user but it was a few years ago when I visited so please check with the museum. Jonathan
6 March 2017|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hello, how can we help? I only post about the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, and this site has received overwhelmingly positive reviews, and has recently won the 'Best Told Story' in the Visit England Awards for the second... More
12 November 2015|
Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in replying. It is possible to walk from New Street, but it would take at least 20 - 25 minutes. If you prefer you could catch another train from Snow Hill Station which takes you straight to the... More