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The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is temporarily closed. This decision has been made in response to the COVID-19 situation.

Find out everything you need to know for your visit to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter including opening times, admission prices and how to get here. Plus information on group visits and facilities and accessibility at the museum.

Address

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
75-80 Vyse Street
Hockley
Birmingham
B18 6HA

Opening Times and Prices

Tuesday – Friday 10.30am until 4pm.
Saturday 10.30am until 5pm. 
Open bank holiday Mondays.

Entry

Access to the Smith & Pepper jewellery factory is by guided tour only. Tours take place at 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 1.00pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm plus 4pm on Saturdays only. Tours will last approximately 45 minutes.

Booking

Pre-book online to guarantee your place on a guided tour. Advanced online sales finish the day before each tour, so for on the day tickets please go to the museum. Alternatively call 0121 348 8263 (lines open Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm).

General Admissions Ticket Price
Adult (includes over 60s) £7
Concession (Students 18+/Benefits. Excludes over 60s)* £5
Child (3-15 years) £3
Family of 3 (max 2 adults) £15
Family of 4 (max 2 adults) £17.60
Family of 5 (max 2 adults) £20.20

Café, shop and temporary exhibitions are FREE to visit.

Admission price includes a guided tour of the Smith & Pepper factory and self-led access to two galleries; Story of the Jewellery Quarter and Earth’s Riches.

  • National Trust Members get 50% off general admission tickets. Offer available on the door only (valid membership card to be shown on the day).

*Please download the Birmingham Museums Concession Policy  (PDF) for more information.

Membership

Become a Birmingham Museums member and enjoy 12 months of inspirational days out, with FREE entry on general admissions to our 8 venues plus other exclusive benefits. Find out about Membership and how you can join.

Visiting

Children Visiting Us

We welcome unaccompanied children aged 12 or over. Children aged 11 or under will need to be accompanied by a parent, or a guardian aged 16 or over.

All children under 16 wanting to join a guided tour must be accompanied by someone aged 16 or over.

Children will be asked to leave if behaviour is not appropriate and affects exhibits or other visitor’s experiences.

Bag Searches

Please be advised that Birmingham Museums reserves the right to undertake searches of bags and personal property, and to refuse entry. Thank you for your cooperation.

How to Get Here

By Road

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is located just outside Birmingham City Centre. For google maps and Sat Nav use postcode B18 6HA. Vyse Street is off Great Hampton Street (B4100). There is no car park at the museum but parking is available on Vyse street and nearby streets (charges may apply).

By Bus

From Birmingham City Centre use bus numbers 101 (alight at the Clock bus stop on Warstone Lane), 16 or 74 (alight at the Vyse Street bus stop on Great Hampton Street). From other Birmingham areas use circular bus 8A / 8C (alight at Jewellery Quarter S bus stop). Bus services are operated by National Express West Midlands .

By Rail/Metro

The closest train station and metro stop is Jewellery Quarter Station (5 minutes walk away). Turn left upon leaving the station onto Vyse Street and the entrance to the museum is located on the right hand side of the road. Metro service is operated by National Express Midland Metro .

By Bicycle

By Road – Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is located just outside Birmingham City Centre. For google maps and Sat Nav use postcode B18 6HA. Vyse Street is off Great Hampton Street (B4100). Bike racks are not available at the museum but some can be found at Jewellery Quarter Station (5 minutes walk).


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