Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works and its collection

Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works

The shelves and workbenches at the Newman Brothers factory are full of original stock and tools of the trade. With the original machinery working again, you can experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world’s finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. Travel back in time to experience how the factory operated during its heyday, the characters who formed the business and the working methods they used.

ENCoffin Works

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology Science & Technology  Science & Technology Local Industrial heritage

Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works
13-15 Fleet Street
Jewellery Quarter
B3 1JP Birmingham

Visitor information Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works

Opening hours

Admission to the museum is by guided tours only Wednesday to Sunday at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.


0 – 4Free
5 – 16£4.50
Family A£12.50
Family B£20.00


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop
Credit card

Location & Map

13-15 Fleet Street, Birmingham

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