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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

75-80 Vyse Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
+44 121 348 8140
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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Thoroughly recommended. Book ahead, worth it. Absolutely fascinating. The whole area is worth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter F
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Very good, but ran out of time.

Very interesting museum, called in late and did the conducted tour, so much if interest, shame it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Roger S
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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75-80 Vyse Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly recommended. Book ahead, worth it. Absolutely fascinating. The whole area is worth spending time wandering around.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting museum, called in late and did the conducted tour, so much if interest, shame it shuts at 4pm, will go back and spend more time here, well worth it

Thank Roger S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would definitely recommend a trip to this little museum. The galleries are interesting enough but the main attraction is the workshop itself. The guides are very knowledgeable and it's great to see some of the machinery in operation. It's hard to believe that people...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a tour of the museum with Carl, a very knowledgeable and friendly volunteer. Well worth a visit, interesting to see a still working bit of the city's history.

Thank Paula W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have shopped in the jewellery quarter for years and my family were originally from Hockley and many were employed there it was a lovely experience and made even better as the guide was a trained jeweller she made the whole tour very interesting and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a tour of the museum yesterday afternoon. Tours are held every hour or so, or you can book beforehand by calling them. I loved the tour, it was just over an hour and the tour guide was really knowledgeable and made the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad I choose to take advantage of the guided tour offered at this Museum. The tour guide was passionate about the history of all aspects of the Jewellery works and this he shared as we walked around and through the office and...More

Thank Doulos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see if you are interested in the history of this city. Where once were 30.000 people employed to produce 40% of all the jewellery made in the UK, to an urban village for creative businesses. It is very informative and nostalgic, worth a...More

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour. Check the times as you have to have tour. Keep receipt for discounts Coffin Works, Jewellery Quarter Museum and Pen Museum. Well done the volunteers who bring these places to life.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guided tour we had today given by Deborah was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about the women of the Jewellery Quarter and the demonstrations of the equipment used. It was informative and immersive- definitely recommend to others!

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emmuk74
July 25, 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
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kaleesie987
March 6, 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
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davewestyorkshire
November 12, 2015|
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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
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