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Travel like a Local – Birmingham (UK)



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5 Places Locals Love in Birmingham, not the usual tourist attractions! 

1. Birmingham Library

Amazing new building hosting many creative spaces split over an array of floors, gardens and relaxing spaces. It doesn’t matter you want to kick back with a book or see one of the best views of the city, this one will be for you.

Birmingham library

 

2. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

World class museum hosting many classic and modern and art pieces spanning the decades. The museum also track the history of Birmingham and its people. A real must see.

Birmingham museum and art gallery

 

3. Back to Back Houses

A real piece of history slab bang in the middle of the city. This exhibition is a great opportunity to understand a bit more of the history of Black Country.

Back to back horses

 

4. Jewellery Quarter Museum

A time capsule of the Jewellery quarter preserving its heritage with many machines and items showing the process of how jewellery is made. This is a real local gem showing the importance of the Jewellery trade to Birmingham through the ages that still continues to this day.

Museum of the Jewellery quarter

 

5. Mr Chill’s Traditional Sweet Emporium

Traditional sweet shop preserved to give you a real sweet taste of the past. If you have a sweet tooth get yourself down here for some cola bottles or short based treats to bring back some serious childhood memories!

sweet emporium birmingham
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