Learn at your own pace

Pop in during opening hours to enjoy our free heritage exhibitions and art installations and learn about the building and the wider Jewellery Quarter. We can also sign post you to the other museums and the wider heritage offer of the area.

Mon-Fri 10am-3.30pm

images  of some of the displays in the heritage room

Let us guide you

Tours of the complete building and onto the rooftop are available by special arrangement for groups outside our on-site College opening hours, and for the public on special event days. For group bookings to explore the whole four-storey building please call Rachael on 07805 304294 or email: [email protected].

images of rooftop garden and basement tours

Book a learning experience

If you are a school or community group looking to arrange a heritage or craft learning experience at The Hive, or an outreach session where we come to you, please get in contact with our Community Outreach & Learning Manager Suzanne Carter [email protected] to talk about your requirements. We can develop a bespoke package for you.

Please see our current Craft Campaign page for opportunities to get involved

images of children holding their craft

Learn with us, and other museums in the Jewellery Quarter

We are currently developing a combined learning offer with the fabulous museums and heritage attractions in the area. We can arrange learning visits across more than one site for you, including a guided tour between them.  Please get in touch with Suzanne to find out more. [email protected] 

images of coffin works, new standard works and children exploring the industrial middle of the JQ