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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter Office
  • Currently closed except for special events


Award-winning working museum in Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter. Museum displays. Guided tours of old offices and workshop with demonstrations of factory equipment. Part of Birmingham Museums.

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Detailed Information


75-79 Vyse Street, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6HA.
Tel. 0121 348 8140

Contact Person(s): Ben Nichols


  • Currently closed except for special events

  • Services

    • Education programme for school groups.

    • Workshop programme for all ages.

    • For group bookings please call 0121 348 8263

    Opening Hours

      • Currently closed except for special events


    • Shop.
    • Cafe.
    • Toilets.
    • Parent and child room.

    Disabled Visitors

    • Lifts (wheelchair access to all areas).
    • Tours/activities for visually and hearing-impaired visitors by arrangement.
    • Disabled toilet.

    How to get there:

    • Train: from Birmingham Snow Hill to the Jewellery Quarter (1 stop; the Jewellery Quarter station is just 100 yards from the Museum).
    • Bus: nos. 101, 16, 74, 78, 79, 91 from city centre.
    • Car/coach: A41 Birmingham-Wolverhampton road, turn into Vyse Street approx. 1 mile from city centre.


    • Cars: Multi-storey pay-and-display car park in Vyse Street, approx. 200 yards from the Museum, or on-street (limited stay).
    • Coaches:set down/pick up only outside the museum.
    • one-bay coach space in Branston Street

    Average Length of Visit

    • 1-1+ hours.
    • Large parties are split into groups of about 15 and admitted at 5-10 minute intervals to avoid overcrowding.
    • Pre-booking for groups is essential.

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