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7. The Birmingham Back to Backs

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The Birmingham Back to Backs

The Birmingham Back to Backs are intimately recreated everyday dwellings showing how ordinary people lived.

Birmingham's last surviving court of back to back housing covers four different periods, from 1840 to 1977, with the design of each interior reflecting the varied cultures, religions and professions of the families who made their homes here.

Thousands of houses like these were built for the rapidly increasing population of Britain's expanding industrial towns in the 19th century.

Several of the buildings have been converted for use as modern holiday homes for short breaks in Birmingham - contact the National Trust for details. 

Birmingham Back to Backs Address:
Birmingham Back to Backs
50-54 Inge Street / 55–63 Hurst Street
West Midlands
B5 4TE
England, UK

Birmingham Back to Backs Opening Times:
February to December, Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. Admission is by timed ticket and guided tour only - advanced booking is advised.

Open Bank Holiday Mondays but closed on Tuesday following Bank Holiday Mondays
Please note: during term time the property may be closed for use by school groups on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Birmingham Back to Backs Admission:
Gift Aid
Adults £6.00
Child £3.00
Family £15.00
Adult £5.45
Child £2.70
Family £13.60

T  +44 (0)121 666 7671 (booking line)

  +44 (0)121 622 2442 (office)

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