Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Location Details

Address

75 - 80 Vyse Street
Hockley
Birmingham
B18 6HA

Access in Summary

Transport

There are bus stops that are less than a minute walk to the museum. Buses 16, 74, 78, 79, 101 and 8c all pass the end of Vyse Street. The Jewellery Quarter train and metro tram station are approx 50 metres from the museum.

Car Park and Drop Off

There is no car parking facility at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, however there is a pay and display car park on Vyse Street for more than 500 cars. There is also a street pay and display parking within the vicinity of the museum.

Access at Entrance

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter has two Entrances. The Main Entrance has two steps leading up to a single door that opens in, this Entrance is located on Vyse Street. The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter also has a step free Entrance which is located on Branston Street, this Entrance has a gate, there is also an intercom which visitors will have to use to gain entry via this entrance. Staff will then assist visitors into the museum.

Reception

The Reception Counter is located at the far end of the shop from the Main Entrance. The Reception Counter also serves as the Shop payment counter. Staff at the Reception Counter are very friendly and helpful and will assist visitors in any way possible.

Facilities

The museum has a newly opened Tea Room with a variety of delicious sandwiches, traditional cakes and a selection of hot and cold drinks. A courtyard provides outdoor seating in summer months. The museum also has both male and female toilets, an accessible toilet and a dedicated baby change room.

Access to All Areas

Inside the museum, a lift makes all areas accessible for wheelchair users. Owing to space limitations in the factory area only one wheelchair can be accommodated at any one time. There is plenty of room within the museum rooms for wheelchair users to move around easily.

Access Symbols Explained:


  • Facilities for partially sighted or blind people We provide facilities for people who are visually impaired. For example: Braille formats, large print, audio tapes etc.
  • Assisted wheelchair access Wheelchair access into our premises is possible with assistance.
  • Non assisted wheelchair access Full, non-assisted, wheelchair access into our premises is possible.
  • Facilities for the mobility impaired We provide facilities for people with a mobility impairment. For example: A seating area, hand rails etc.
  • Customer toilet facilities We provide customer toilets.
  • Accessible toilets We have fully accessible toilets installed at our premises.
  • Staff assistance available Our staff have been trained to offer excellent service levels, please ask if you have any particular requirements.
  • Customer lift provided A customer lift has been provided.
  • Parent with pushchair access Our premises are accessible to parents with a pushchair or pram.
  • Baby changing facilities We provide baby changing facilities.
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