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Soho House

Soho House MuseumLunar Room Soho House

The former home of industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton, Soho House has been restored, with period room settings (including some of Boulton's own furniture), and displays on his factory and his family. Visitor Centre with permanent exhibition on the Lunar Society, and temporary exhibition gallery. Garden.

 

 

pictured: Lunar Room Soho House


Detailed Information

Contacts:

Address:
Soho Avenue,
Handsworth,
Birmingham
B18 5LB.

Tel 0121 348 8150

Contact Person(s): Samina Kosar


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Admission

  • Adult - £7

  • Concession - £5
  • Child (3-15) - £3
  • Family of 3 - £15.00
  • Family of 4 - £17.60

  • Family of 5 - £20.20

  • FREE entry to shop, café and gardens
  • Annual Membership is available, which allows unlimited access to Birmingham Museums’ museums and heritage sites.

Opening Hours

  • We are open to the public on weekends, bank holidays and Birmingham school holidays from 11-3.
  • The visitor centre, gallery and garden are free to self guide around
  • The house is open by guided tour only at 11.15, 12.15, 1.15 and 2pm.
  • During term time, we are open for pre-booked guided tour only at 12.15 and 2.15.

  • For further details contact site directly

Facilities

  • Shop.
  • Tea Room
  • Toilets.
  • Education room (seats approx. 50) available for visiting groups and also for private hire.

Services

  • Guided tours by arrangement (additonal charge)
  • Children's activities.
  • Corporate events.
  • Private hire.
  • Available for civil wedding ceremonies
  • Special Events and exhibitions throughout the year
  • Education programme:
  • To make a booking, please contact the Learning Team on 0121 303 3890 or email

Disabled Visitors

  • Disabled access
  • Wheelchair lifts.
  • Disabled toilet.

How to get there:

  • Metro: Benson Road
  • Bus: nos. 74 & 79 from city centre (Bull Street), alight at Villa Road and walk back a few yards to Soho Avenue.
  • Car/coach: Soho Avenue is off the A41 Birmingham-West Bromwich road, approx. 2 miles from Birmingham city centre.

Parking

  • Cars: parking for approx. 25 cars on site.
  • Coaches: set down only.

Average Length of Visit

  • Allow 1-2 hours at least.
  • Large parties are divided into groups of about 15 people and admitted at intervals to avoid overcrowding.
  • Plenty to see in Visitor Centre/garden while waiting.