Extraordinary Women Tour at Birmingham's Coffin Works

26 August 2024
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm

Discover the extraordinary women who made the Newman Brother such an amazing place.

Find out more about the amazing women who worked for the Newman Brothers, on a guided tour on Monday 26th August.

The tour will spotlight the extraordinary women who worked for the coffin makers, looking at their contribution to Birmingham history and industry but also the personal stories of how they ‘made a living out of dying’.

Tickets are £10 and places are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.

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

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Visitor information


The Coffin Works

13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1JP
0121 233 4790

Opening times

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

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

Open on Bank Holidays, check website for details.


Exclusions and safety measures

National Art Pass holders receive a 50% discount on self-guided entry (excluding guided tours).

The Coffin Works is now open for Guided Tours only on Wednesdays at 11am and 1pm and Thursdays at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. Please note, as it is Guided Tours only, Art Pass discount does not apply on these days.

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.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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