We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Soho House Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 5 Soho Avenue | Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5LB, England
Phone Number: +44 121 348 8150
Website
Description:

Tour the home of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809,) made famous for his...

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 237 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 166
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A lovely day in birmingham

Soho House, what a find. Full of history and much interest. Our group consisted of four adults, we had booked a Christmas tour round this beautiful house. We spent over an hour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
dianethorley2
,
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

237 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 234: English reviews
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Soho House, what a find. Full of history and much interest. Our group consisted of four adults, we had booked a Christmas tour round this beautiful house. We spent over an hour with Louise, our guide, who was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about history. She made us very welcome and gave us lots of information about Matthew Boulton, James Watt... More 

Helpful?
Thank dianethorley2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just visited Soho House ,it is only 5 miles from our home .We knew very little about it's history.Our tour was not book able in advance.We were the only people in the building and received a private tour. Our guide was Louise,she was very knowledgeable and extremely friendly. The vast estate has disappeared but the house remains intact.The... More 

Helpful?
Thank steve c
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Soho House seems slightly unassuming, tucked off on a side street in Birmingham, but it is truly a gem to visit! We went in the middle of a weekday, which meant we had our tour guide, Chris, to ourselves. He was absolutely fantastic, full of knowledge and a lover of the industrial era. He was so great that he made... More 

Helpful?
Thank moranck2
Castle Donington
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Soho house for a guided tour and more understanding of the world of Matthew Boulton. We arrived early but were warmly welcomed by Louise Deakin, who swiftly arranged coffee for all. Then we were split into two groups for the tour of the house, the tour was extremely informative and lasted for about an hour. As we were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Allotmenteer
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great guides and very interesting place to visit . I learnt a great deal about the history of the building and surrounding area. The coffee shop did excellent coffee

Helpful?
Thank Ian L
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The guide to Soho House was Andrew and he made the place live for me. He has a tremendous knowledge of the house, its owners and its visitors. !8th Centuary Birmingham and the surrounding areas were the "Silicon Valley" of that day. If you have any sense of English history then this is a must see place.

Helpful?
Thank mojotamwo
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a fascinating and instructive hour at Soho House in Birmingham. We do not usually like guided tours, and in fact, were in two minds as to whether or not to take a tour. However, we were glad we did. The guide Andrew was a mine of detailed observations about the history and use of the house by members of... More 

Helpful?
Thank BernadetteM869
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We went for the Halloween spooky cellar. We got so much more! We were warmly greeted on arrival. We were a tiny bit late for the first tour but we were given the option of being ushered to the tour which had just started or wait for the next. We opted to go straight in. The cellar was certainly spooky... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tracey J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

2 of us went on an afternoon tour by Andrew our guide and his enthusiasm was infectious in what was One of the most influential places in industrial history. It seems such a shame that it has so few visitors to somewhere that in its day was the hub for industrial thinkers and innovators. Leading to the industrial revolution. Will... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kinlaird
Brighton
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

So much more interesting than expected - Andrew the guide was amazing and so knowledgeable which made this a thoroughly enjoyable visit. A good 2 hours worth of local history and lots of prompts for other places to visit and topics to research too. Would also be great for kids, especially at Halloween as there are brilliant events planned. Andrew... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah H

Travellers who viewed Soho House Museum also viewed

 
Birmingham, West Midlands
 

Been to Soho House Museum? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Soho House Museum and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Walsall, United Kingdom
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
9 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Soho House Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?