Soho House Museum, Birmingham

Soho House Museum, Birmingham (must see)

Soho House Matthew Boulton's home (from 1766 until he died in 1809) is now a museum (opened in 1995), celebrating his life, his partnership with James Watt and his membership of the Lunar Society of Birmingham. It was designed by Samuel Wyatt and work on the current building began in 1789. It is a Grade II listed building.

Boulton acquired the lease of the five-year-old Soho Mill in 1761 and developed it into Soho Manufactory. He expanded the cottage next to it into Soho House, changing it several times. The Soho Manufactory was demolished in 1863.

As a Community Museum, it hosts exhibitions of local and community interest. It is free to under 16s. Gardens, grounds and visitor facilities are free to all visitors.

Operation hours: Wednesday-Thursday: 11 am –4 pm.

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

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