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Birmingham Back to Backs

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Address: 50 - 54 Inge St / 55 - 63 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TE, England
Phone Number:
+44 121 666 7671
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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A must do in Birmingham

Very interesting to see this unique site, the guided tour was very amusing. Also a chance to buy old fashioned sweets.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sara J
Llandyssul, null, United Kingdom
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Llandyssul, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting to see this unique site, the guided tour was very amusing. Also a chance to buy old fashioned sweets.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had wanted to visit this attraction for sometime and when we were finally able to visit we were not disappointed. Our guide, think her name was Annette, brought the visit to life. She had so much knowledge and the whole tour was absolutely fascinating. Unfortunately, due to parking we had to rush off without thanking her properly, so thank... More 

Thank EandPBath
Pershore, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit for a couple of hours when in Brum. It was really interesting to see how our earlier generations lived and how hard it must have been. Our guide Jenny was very informative and certainly made our trip, funny too at times. I hope lots of school kids visit so they appreciate what they have today, carpets,... More 

Thank Timbo3765
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in the centre of town and easily overlooked. Interesting and informative insight into Birminghams history. You see three back to back houses and a couple of shops. The houses furnished in three different ages. Our guide was excellent. Informative and unassuming with a good knowledge of the social and political history of Birmingham and the context in which the... More 

Thank John F
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent volunteer lead experience - brilliant stories told and amazing ambience in the different houses to take you back in time. Would recommend to anyone visiting Birmingham

Thank NottinghamRed
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A visit brought back memories of what life was like even in the fifties and sixties. Well worth the time spent at what is really a living museum. The linked tailor's exhibit is also fascinating.

Thank Tom B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is hard to believe that such a small area in the heart of Birmingham's city centre could have you transported and keep you so thoroughly enthralled. Our knowledgeable tour guide brought the history of these houses to life, and all the members of our little group, ranging in age from 10 to 50 were delighted with the hour spent... More 

Thank tundewright
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visit the back to backs last year, but it was a rainy day and not all of the property was available to view, however it was well worth a visit and a step back in time for some visitors. Top tip not sure when it is but there is an open day for many historical events in and around... More 

Thank patmerc49
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good, interesting especially now how they use to live to how things are today and being a national trust member was well worth the visit

Thank Diane B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this day out as there was a lot to do for all ages. We did not have time to go on the barge through the tunnel but will next time. The grandchildren found it interesting looking at the people on their period costumes and visiting the sweet shop. We all enjoyed the man on the penny-farthing and... More 

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