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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

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Address: 75 - 80 Vyse St | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
Phone Number: 44-121-554-3598
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Description: Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an...
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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Highly rewarding guided tours

Excellent guided tour. Very knowledgeable and engaging staff. The stories from the workshop floor were very evocative of daily life there. Worth the entrance fee.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent guided tour. Very knowledgeable and engaging staff. The stories from the workshop floor were very evocative of daily life there. Worth the entrance fee.

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Booked a tour here with friends following other positive reviews. The only negative comment to make is that I had checked their website and took it that as we are all senior sits. then we would naturally be entitled to the concessionary entry fee. Not so, if you opt for the guided tour then you have to pay the full... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Four friends on our forty fifth college reunion trip found this to be a fascinating morning tour in Birminham and would strongly recommend it for ages 10 upwards.

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Northwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

How amazing is it that this jewellery workshop has survived following it's closure in 1981. The Tour Guide was able to bring to life how working in the building had been and demonstrated some of the processes carried out by the craftsmen. This was one of the liveliest presentations at a Museum that I have experienced. Well worth a visit!

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banjul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

extremely interesting history of the jewellery quarter in the best part of the country for buying top quality rings, bracelets ets. Don't miss this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you've ever wondered how complex works of craftsmanship like jewelry were created before computers were around, you will appreciate the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. The tour is excellent for adults who are truly interested to learn more about history. As others have said, there's not much interactive or for kids, but there is a lot of history. Imagine... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is an interesting museum which tells of the history of the jewellery quarter in Birmingham. We went with our kids ( 7 and 10). The 'Easter hunt' was great for them but the adult led tour was far too long to keep their interest. It was probably too long even for adults. Would not recommend for the younger kids.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a fantastic experience. You are led round the museum and workshops by incredibly knowlegable staff who bring the place and the stories of those who worked there to life. Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Extremely well set out information galleries with displays and the factory is amazing. Such a sad human story behind this family who just upped and left their factory, leaving it just as it was at the end of each working day. Fascinating.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Brilliant insight into birminghams history. Would urge anyone to go. Maybe not suitable for little ones as they will be bored. You can spend ages there or just an hour. Lots to see so we took our time.

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Address: 75 - 80 Vyse St | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
Phone Number: 44-121-554-3598
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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