Soho House

In 1761, the industrialist Matthew Boulton purchased this Georgian building which towered over his factory. He hired architects James and Samuel Wyatt to convert the plant into a technological wonder of the period, giving it central heating, metal windows, toilets that flushed and running hot and cold water. The house was completed refurbished later eventually becoming a museum dedicated to Matthew Boulton and his progressive contemporaries.

Useful information

Address:

Soho Avenue, B18 5LB Birmingham

Phone:

+44 121 348 8150

Price:

7 £

Opening hours

end Mar-Oct: Wed-Sun and Mon Bank Hols 11am-3pm; rest of year: guided tour Wed-Fri 11.15am, 12.15pm and 2.15pm

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