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The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is an award-winning museum, and one of the nine museums run by the Birmingham Museums Trust. Smith and Pepper was a family run firm that produced gold jewellery for over 80 years in the factory that is now the Museum...more

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is an award-winning museum, and one of the nine museums run by the Birmingham Museums Trust. Smith and Pepper was a family run firm that produced gold jewellery for over 80 years in the factory that is now the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. The remarkable museum now tells the story of Birmingham's famous jewellery and metalworking heritage as well as the Jewellery Quarter. Visitors can take a guided tour and learn about the history of the Smith & Pepper jewellery factory. At the ‘Earth’s Riches’ gallery, visitors will find a selection of beautiful jewellery made from material found in the natural world. The museum is home to permanent and temporary exhibits which are all worth a visit.

Ticket Price

Entrance into the shop, café and temporary exhibition space is free For a tour of the Smith and Pepper factory and the permanent galleries it is £5, for adults over 16

Opening Hour

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:30am – 4pm

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1 hour or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The different permanent and temporary exhibits

Prayer Facilities

Although Muslims visiting the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter will not be able to find prayer facilities within its premise, they will be able to locate a number of mosques and Islamic Centers in the city, such as Birmingham Central Mosque, Central Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, Madina Masjid and Masjid Muhul Islam Siddiqia.

Halal Food

There is a café at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter for those looking to get a bite to eat. While it may not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors will definitely find plenty of suitable vegetarian and seafood options here. For those looking specifically for Halal certified restaurants, there are quite a number in the city of Birmingham.

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