Discover the links between Newman Brothers and the Royal Family, find out more about the funerals of monarchs throughout history.

Our Royal Tours are back! After their success in celebration of the coronation of Charles III last year, we're reprising this unique tour for the one year anniversary on May Day Bank Holiday Monday.

'A Right Royal Tour' delves into the the fascinating history of royal funeral traditions and the 'Newman Brothers' Coffin Works' special royal connections.

From the funerals of William the Conqueror to Princess Diana and lots in between, there is so much to learn from these great stately occasions.

Included in the ticket price is a delicious cream tea in our café and a special souvenir booklet. So, come and celebrate the bank holiday in style and learn all about the history of these most regal events in British history.

The Royal Tour will take place at 11am and lasts around an hour, before then being followed by cream tea in the café.

Our usual factory tours will take place at 12pm and 2pm as well.

This listing is supplied by one of our museum partners and is not moderated by Art Fund.

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The Coffin Works

13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1JP
01212 334790

Opening times

Self-guided tours (with a 50% discount for National Art Pass holders) are available Friday - Sunday 12-3pm.

Guided Tours (charged separately) are available on Thursdays at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm, and Friday - Sunday at 11am only.


Exclusions and safety measures

The Coffin Works is now open on Thursdays for guided tours at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm.

To visit the museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, we have a guided tour at 11am and then self-guided entry every half hour from 12pm-4pm (last entry 3pm).

With your self-guided entry ticket, you will receive a booklet guide and access to a mobile tour to help you round the building, as well as our fantastic volunteer Room Enablers in each room to answer any questions and help you engage with the building's unique history. You'll also see the historic machinery in action.


National Art Pass holders receive a 50% discount on self-guided entry (excluding guided tours). We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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