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“Awesome Guided Tour”

Birmingham Back to Backs
Ranked #1 of 289 things to do in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

We visited the Back to Backs because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. The guided tour really brought the place to life. It was extremely interesting to learn about the houses through their history.

Highly recommended and well worth the entrance fee. The fact that it's National Trust means there is a certain amount of faffing when you pay due to the Gift Aid/member/non-member situation, but apart from that this is an excellent place.

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Black country back to basics style of social history.

Not for everyone. Not those tourists wanting to be impressed by the riches of great families. Not the infirm, for the many steps there are in the property. Not the people who do not know enough british social history to appreciate these houses.

If you do, if you want to see how people really truly lived - Go. It will alter your perspective on social history forever.

Make sure to book in advance. Not recommended for young, easily bored kids.

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Brilliant...Back in time experience with very knowledgeable tour guide. You actually can feel have difficult it must have been to have lived through those years.

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Visited these as a result of doing my family history and it really gives you an idea of those conditions

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Well done National Trust for preserving a little bit of Brum in the city centre. The guide, Barry, was great and so knowledgeable of the property and the history. I loved it.

Thank antonia k
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