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All that glitters at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter...

Got a penchant for all things sparkly? Birmingham was at the centre of the jewellery trade for much of the 19th century. This former workshop has been frozen in time to tell the story of the city's glittering Jewellery Quarter.

Watch live demos of traditional jewellery-making, and discover what it was like to work in the factory.

Soak up the atmosphere of the Jewellery Quarter

Like Hatton Garden in London, Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter is the place to go for diamond rings, gold watches and statement fashion pieces - and don't be shy about haggling over prices. Do you have a special someone to buy for, or just want to treat yourself?

Among the sparkling array of shops, you'll also find some excellent bars and restaurants. The area around St Paul's Square is particularly good for refreshments.

Hop on a train to the Bullring

The Jewellery Quarter Station is Nearby, making it easy to travel around the city. Stop off at the famous Bullring shopping centre for a browse of the 160 stores, from Accessorize to Zara. Be wowed by the iconic Selfridges building - it's become an architectural landmark for its distinctive exterior.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter? Travelodge Birmingham Central Newhall Street Hotel is a 10-minute walk away. Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street Hotel is closer to the heart of the city.