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Soho House Museum

5 Soho Avenue | Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5LB, England
+44 121 348 8150
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A hidden gem

Home of Matthew Boulton - whose story is an important piece of Birmingham's history that deserves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

The home of Mathew Bolton and the Lunar Society, I did the tour today and it was fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Tour the home of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809,) made famous for his associations with James Watt and the Lunar Society, which left his mark on industrial development in Birmingham.
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5 Soho Avenue | Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5LB, England
+44 121 348 8150
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Home of Matthew Boulton - whose story is an important piece of Birmingham's history that deserves to be more widely shared. A knowledgable and enthusiastic guide! Admission by tour only Weds & Thurs. Tucked away off A41 in Handsworth with onsite car parking.

1  Thank kathyleach57
Reviewed 1 week ago

The home of Mathew Bolton and the Lunar Society, I did the tour today and it was fascinating - guide very knowledgeable and patient

1  Thank 21mike21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is in quite a run down area so you would never imagine that so many important historical figures had a connection to it including Watt, Chamberlain and even Lord Nelson. Matthew Boulton lived there and throughout the surrounding area is evidence of the...More

1  Thank paulinejoy2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house witnessed so many important people in its time . A visit to the house makes them come alive. Possibly the most interesting place to visit in Birmingham.

1  Thank Colm843
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my visit to the Georgian home of the inspirational pioneer of the Industrial Revolution, philanthropist and key member of the Lunar Society, Matthew Boulton. His imposing house was once adjacent to his Soho Manufactory which pioneered the principle of mass production and attracted...More

1  Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I haven't been to Soho House for many years so it was great to me invited to the Lunar Society supper club meeting and renew our acquaintance with this superb reminder of Birmingham's industrial heritage and the contribution that Matthew Boulton made...More

1  Thank peterdpps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit was excellent from beginning to end. The house is easy to reach from the City via the Metro and a well signposted walk. The staff member in reception was helpful and friendly and explained what was available on site. Our tour guide, Samina...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We have had a very interesting visit to the home of Mathew Boulton, Soho House. We travelled by public transport - the Metro from Birmingham city centre. Get off at Soho Benson Road, turn right down this road until you are in front of St...More

1  Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks so much jack and samina,we had a great time at the museum and will definitely recommend it in the future. Thanks again, really good day out Annette and Yvonne

1  Thank rneeee123
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Had a a great time in Soho House Museum with my friends. Learnt new facts about history of signs. Ghosts are living in this house. Beautiful unique artefacts are presented in the collection.

1  Thank Yanaonebanana
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22 May 2016|
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Response from oggiebedworth | Reviewed this property |
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David R
10 March 2016|
Response from Andrew L |
The closest station is the tram stop St. Paul's from Snow Hill Station. There are two buses from Birmingham that stop very close almost outside the museum no.s 74 and 75