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Birmingham Back to Backs

50 - 54 Inge St / 55 - 63 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TE, England
+44 121 666 7671
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To see what type of house my mom was brought up in

Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable. Great to see how my mom lived when she was young. Not really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna H
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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An enlightening couple of hours

If you come to Birmingham you must visit here Our guide was absolutely superb, informative, funny... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter H
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50 - 54 Inge St / 55 - 63 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable. Great to see how my mom lived when she was young. Not really suitable for disabled as plenty of stairs to climb and decend

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you come to Birmingham you must visit here Our guide was absolutely superb, informative, funny and with a great personal touch Worth every moment

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I studied this museum as part of a university project. Whilst I do think that the National Trust have idealised the history somewhat, I do think that it offers a great insight into how people used to live in the Victorian era, and it's very...More

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting to see how people lived in this area in different decades. Tour guide was full of great info and stories. A shame you can't take photos inside.

Thank AJM155019
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow - a definite visit to anyone in the area. It really is stepping back in time, the smell, the sights, the sounds. Lovely.

Thank TipTopPhoto
Reviewed 4 days ago

I live in Birmingham but had not considered looking around the back to backs. I had a very joyful couple of hours seeing and listening about how the houses were lived in through different eras. Brenda our guide had lived in a back to back...More

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do book this tour, you will be pleasantly surprised how thoroughly enjoyable it is. Our guide was friendly and informative, she bought the stories of the past alive. Well structured and incredibly interesting. Whole heartedly recommend.

Thank RitaBritanni
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Jeff our guide was excellent and transported us perfectly through time with facts and humour. The story of Birmingham and its beginnings are detailed extremely well and the whole group thoroughly enjoyed the time spent travelling from the 18th century to present day. A national...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was unable to book over the phone as no one ever seemed to pick up the phone. I had to go there in person. Apart from that, great guided tour, thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots to see and learn at a leisurely pace. Loved the...More

Thank kathleen B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The whole experience is well thought out & works as well as can be expected for large volumes of people in a relatively small venue. Well worth a visit, & I would imagine even more so for folk under the age of 30 or so...More

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Tony M
15 March 2017|
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If you are local or happen to be close by you can always risk going on speck, they keep a few places each day for Walk Ins but you cannot Guarantee a place, it is far better to persevere with the Booking Line it is manned by... More
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JandJSchuett
23 February 2017|
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What type of question is that without a question mark? If you go on a Sunday you can park easily within 10 minutes walking if you get there early enough. Otherwise you might have to stump up for a parking space in a council... More
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Jayne S
1 January 2017|
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Response from Dover1234 | Reviewed this property |
I looked on the Birmingham back to back website, clicked on prices. Gift Aid Standard Adult £8.80 £8.00 Child £5.65 £5.10 Family £20.80 £18.90
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