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Birmingham Back to Backs

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Address: 50 - 54 Inge St / 55 - 63 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TE, England
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+44 121 666 7671
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Blast from the Past

My family love this place and its really quite under rated; so many local have no idea this place exists! My family and I had visited the Back to Backs in Birmingham a few times... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family love this place and its really quite under rated; so many local have no idea this place exists! My family and I had visited the Back to Backs in Birmingham a few times now and its totally worth it. Small but real, it gives you a feel for what life was like. Children (and we) loved the small... More 

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Has to be a diamond in Birmingham's crown. You could walk past it and never know the importance of the the buildings that have been carefully restored to their former glory. The guide, Clive, clearly knows this history and can answer every single question with out hesitation. The details you get from from each question are truly like being taken... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jean took us through a fascinating journey of what it would have been like living at different periods of time living in a back to back house. My God, life was tough then but hey, folk were still living in these until the 1960's! A perfect way to spend an hour and a half in Birmingham city centre with plenty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend visiting the Back to Backs. Each house faithfully reproduces an era and a family who actually lived in the houses. Our tour guide, Jeff, was brilliant, really knowledgable and kept it entertaining too.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

put things in place in my mind from the stories i have heard from elder people and how they used to live

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Limerick, Ireland
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the Back to Back tour on Feb 22, while waiting around for a flight back home. Luckily we did not have the tour booked but got in on a cancellation so make sure you book in advance as it was booked out on the day! Take the guided tour which is about 1 hour and 30 mins-it flies... More 

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Thank Mary O
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit.The houses are very intersting if you are interested in social history you would love the back to back houses

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing experience. Very fun and interesting! The tour guides were very friendly and ensured that everyone got involved!

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great couple of hours looking around the back to back. Guide was very knowledgeable and was enthusiastic - definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic tour with Jeff Williams taking us back in time. My 2 daughters 6 and 12 really enjoyed it and our tour guide kept the children's attention throughout. Although there are quite a few steep steps my 76 year old Mum managed them fine and in most of the rooms there are a few chairs to sit... More 

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