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Title: Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Description: 06/08/16 Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
75-80 Vyse Street
Birmingham, B18 6HA
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is built around a perfectly preserved jewellery workshop offering a unique glimpse of working life in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter.
When the proprietors of the Smith & Pepper jewellery manufacturing firm retired in 1981 they simply ceased trading and locked the door, unaware they would be leaving a time capsule for future generations.
Today the factory is a remarkable museum, which tells the story of the Jewellery Quarter and Birmingham’s renowned jewellery and metalworking heritage.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
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