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Opening hours: Monday to Friday ( except holidays ) 09:00 a.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Getting to the Consulate
By train New Street and Snow Hill stations for trains from outside Birmingham
By bus Bus numbers 8 and 101 (Warstone Clock) stop close to the Consulate
In addition to the road meter parking on the Augusta Street, there is a multi-storey car park in the centre of the Jewellery Quarter, which is cheaper and easier. It has two entrances – one on Northampton Street (closer to the Consulate) and another on Vyse Street.
Information Centre & other attractions
There is a local Tourist Information Centre on Vyse Street adjacent to the Clock Tower which provides advice/information about the local attractions and facilities, such as Post Office, Police Station, parking etc. There are over a hundred jewellery shops in the Quarter and two museums – Museum of the Jewellery Quarter and the Pen Room Museum – that are free to visit.
St. Paul’s Square, a short walk from the Consulate, offers a variety of restaurants and bars.