Selly Manor Museum

Location Details


Maple Road
B30 2AE

Access in Summary

Car Park and Drop Off

There is unrestricted parking along Maple Road where the Museum is located.


Buses on the Birmingham Outer Circle route 11 stop at Bournville Village Green within 500 metres of Selly Manor Museum. A little further afield is the Bournville Railway Station.

Access at Entrance

There are steps up to the main entrance into the Manor House. An accessible alternative entrance is available.

There is an alternative entrance providing level access to the ground floor of the Manor House. The alternative entrance is not permanently left open due to the security of the site. Visitors requiring this alternative entrance are asked to inform staff when purchasing admission tickets.


A portable induction loop is kept in the reception area at the ticket office. The loop can be transported to relevant visitor areas on request.

An audio guide detailing Selly Manor and its history is available at the reception counter.

The gardens and grounds around the Museum are something of an attraction in their own right. The area is planted in keeping with a garden of the manors period. The garden provides a sensory experience which differs across the year, the herb garden being particularly fragrant.

There are level block paved pathways around the grounds.

A self contained toilet block in the grounds has accessible toilets and a baby change unit.

There are sensory displays of objects to smell and touch around the attraction.

There are objects which visitors can touch in the Manor House.

Groups may like to try on examples of period clothing including suits of armour.

Selly Manor Museum is a superb example of a Tudor Manor House. The compact but well maintained grounds have three main areas which are the manor house itself, the hall which incorporates the ticket office and is perfect for group hire and a toilet block with accessible facilities. The building is one of the oldest in Birmingham and has much history associated with it. Group bookings and guided tours are welcomed by prior booking and the manor can be hired providing a beautiful setting for wedding functions.

Access to all areas

Portable ramps are provided to bridge raised door thresholds throughout the Manor Building.

Access to the upper floors of the main Manor House can only be gained by stairs.

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.
  • 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.
  • Facilities for hard of hearing people We offer facilities for hard of hearing people.
  • Induction loop available An induction loop has been installed to benefit our hard of hearing customers.
  • Temporary ramp available We provide temporary ramps to improve access to the building.
  • Staff assistance available Our staff have been trained to offer excellent service levels, please ask if you have any particular requirements.
  • Low Payment Counters including clipboards, dropdown counters, lap trays and portable chip & pin Low payment counters or an alternative such as portable chip and pin machine, a lap tray or a clipboard.
  • Parent with pushchair access Our premises are accessible to parents with a pushchair or pram.
  • Baby changing facilities We provide baby changing facilities.
  • Accessible baby changing facilities Accessible baby changing facilities are available.
Public Transport.
Main Entrance.
Accessible Entrance.
Induction Loop.
Audio Guide.
Gardens and Grounds.
Level Pathways.
Accessible Toilets.
Manor House.
Portable ramps.
Upper floors.
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