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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Closed Now: 10:30 - 16:00
Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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A piece of history

Interesting little museum. We were a little disappointed when we looked round the exhibits before... read more

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nicolag163
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Behind the scenes of antique jewelry making

Amazing exhibition and tour of jewelry workshop and business. It's a must see for every jewelry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alina S
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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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75-80 Vyse Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting little museum. We were a little disappointed when we looked round the exhibits before the tour of the factory, but the tour is fascinating. You have a trip back in time as you are walked through the factory learning about the lives of those...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing exhibition and tour of jewelry workshop and business. It's a must see for every jewelry wearer, buyer, seller and maker! + try to take the gold bar from the safe experience.

Thank Alina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked onto the last tour of the day so I had time to explore the galleries containing a vast array of jewellery made from many different materials. Everything was clearly set out and labelled. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and recounted many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of a university trip, we booked a tour and were very lucky to get an amazing volunteer guide called Carl. He was so full of industry and local knowledge, I didn’t want the tour to end - it was fascinating. Well worth the...More

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Laura C, Manager at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A wonderful review; thank you for your comments. And yes, please do come again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

On arriving at the museum we immediately joined the house/factory tour. The museum consisted of a couple of floors/galleries of exhibits relating to the production of jewellery in the Jewellery Quarter and different types of legal/illegal jewellery. But the main reason for the visit was...More

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Laura C, Manager at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We do like a detailed review! Thank you greatly. Thank you too for mentioning the membership scheme - I hope you enjoy your year's free entry to Birmingham Museums Trust's Heritage Sites.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting informative tour. The family who ran the original business sounded like a Disney story.

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, great to see one of the machines working. Also has a museum on-site you can look around in own time.

Thank car0lynpauljennings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was excellent, Carl our guide was very interesting and funny. It was a real insight into how important Birmingham was in lots of different industries, one big family which is still trying to bring it all back to how it was, for future generations...More

Thank molyevans
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really happy with the tour provided. As a family, we really enjoyed hearing about the history of the jewery quarter and the siblings' work. It was a really pleasant visit and we would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Birmingham. The galleries were...More

Thank Rennie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My great grandfather was a clock and watchmaker in this district so I enjoyed getting a flavour of his working environment. Insight into another age

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emmuk74
25 July 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
6 March 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
12 November 2015|
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Response from Rachel W | Property representative |
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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