Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham (must see)

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is a museum at Vyse Street in Hockley, Birmingham, England. It is a branch or community museum of the Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery. For over 80 years, the family-run firm of Smith & Pepper produced jewellery from the factory that is now the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. In 2008, it was named the third best free tourist attraction in Europe by TripAdvisor, behind the Pantheon in Rome and the National Gallery in London. The Museum has preserved the "time capsule" workshop, and also tells the story of the 200 year old Jewellery Quarter and the ancient craft skills still practised in the workshop that make this area the centre of the British jewellery industry.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10:30 am - 4 pm; Saturday : 10:30 am - 5 pm.

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Sight Name: Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Sight Location: Birmingham, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums and Galleries Walking Tour in Birmingham  

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