Bournville: Then and Now

Bournville: Then and Now
From 18 May 2021 at 10:00 AM
To 4 June 2021 at 4:30 PM
Cost Adults £4, Children £2, Family (2Ad,3Ch) £12


This May The Bournville Society presents a collection of over 300 rare images comparing archive photographs with those from the present day, all in the unique setting of Selly Manor Museum. This brand new exhibition celebrates the people and places of George Cadbury’s garden village of Bournville.

From classic shots of familiar places to never before seen images of forgotten landmarks, this exhibition reveals what makes Bournville so special, and provides a wonderful opportunity to reminisce about times gone by or learn about the rich history of the area for the first time.

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Social Distancing

The safety of our staff and visitors is very important to us. We will ensure measures are taken to keep you safe at this exhibition. The exhibition will have a one way route, social distancing will be observed, hand sanitiser stations will be in place and face coverings will be required.


Selly Manor Museum admission applies and includes entry to the Tudor manor: £4 Adults, £2 Children, Family £12. Free to Bournville Village Trust residents (with proof of address).

Pre-booking is essential. Tickets booking and visit information is available from our Reopening page.  

Selly Manor Museum will be open for the exhibition Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4.30pm, from 18th May to 4th June.


The exhibition takes place in the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves which has a level entrance and floor. You will find detailed information about accessibility of the site on our Your visit page of our website. If you would like to know more or discuss accessibility then please call the Selly Manor Museum team on 0121 472 0199.