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Address: Maple Road | Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE, England
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+44 121 472 0199
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville....

Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville. Alongside the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves, together these are two of Birmingham's oldest buildings and are surrounded by a lovely cottage garden. The museum is home to the Laurence Cadbury Collection of period furniture and domestic objects which bring these timber-framed buildings to life. The museum offers a range of exhibitions, talks and tours, special events, children's activities and is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies.

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Great day out!

A beautiful tudor house in the heart of Bournville. Rooms are packed with activities and full of information. Staff are friendly and informative. This museum is great for any... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
lilbopeep91
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful tudor house in the heart of Bournville. Rooms are packed with activities and full of information. Staff are friendly and informative. This museum is great for any age, you must go! So so cheap

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Thank lilbopeep91
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding ceremony at Selly Manor, the venue was perfect, the gardens beautiful for photographs, the staff were brilliant, can't fault it.

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Thank lazygreenboyz34
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dating back to the 1400s, this museum tells one much about local history. It is full of old oak furniture, artefacts and dressing up clothes. Well worth a visit.

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Thank 3Angie76
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Only discovered this by looking on line, but so glad that I did. Will take grandchildren in the future. House is lovely, staff informative, and will return to see garden in springtime glory,.

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Thank Linda R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Selly Manor is very well preserved provides a good snapshot of the history of our city. It also caters for different occasions, my Son and Daughter in law were married there. Really worth the effort to visit, if you go to Cadbury World, it's just round the corner about two minutes walk/ Enjoy!

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Thank Steve W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

It's quite expensive on a 'normal' day, but they offer many discounts on special themed days. They also provide a lot of community events which are always good.

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Thank UKCouple_11
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments UKCouple_11, we're so pleased to hear that you enjoy attending our events. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We had never knew this existed till I got a Groupon Offer. Well worth the visit. Ample parking. Friendly and knowledgable greeting from the member of staff. I liked that fact that you were allowed to touch many of the items and photography was permitted

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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments! We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is well worth a visit just a stone throw away from Cadbury world and if your visiting that you get into here cheaper but even if your not it still not to be missed a brilliant insight into one of the oldest houses about and as for the information on where these sayings of old come from absolutely brilliant....

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Thank Elderlyyachtsman
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Its great to hear you enjoyed our 'Well I Never Knew That...' booklets full of old sayings. We look forward to welcoming you back to the museum. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Once again visited the manor for a historical talk about Lawrence Cadbury, Whilst the lighting not too bright there was opportunity to wander closer and read the print outs books.Selly Manor is museum which hosts affordable interesting events.

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Thank kathy j
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for attending one of talks, its so nice to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please keep an eye on our website www.sellymanormuseum.org.uk for our 2017 talks. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The ladies who work here are very friendly, knowledgeable and chatty. They explained the history of the rooms and what things meant and what they did. There is a room where you can try on the medieval clothes, costumes and hats. Great fun and very entertaining. Definitely recommend this small but entertaining and educational museum.

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Thank Dawn T
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thanks Dawn T for your comments. We're so pleased your enjoyed your visit to the museum and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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