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UK's 'most macabre' museum dedicated to coffins and death is looking for new tour guides

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!A museum in Birmingham that's dedicated to coffins and death is looking to expand its team by hiring new tour guides.Founded in 1894, Coffin Works in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter was created when the owners realised that it was more lucrative to be in coffins than in cabinets.Before working on coffins, the Newman brothers were focused on cabinet fittings.

But later they became known for their coffin business, even supplying furniture and brassware, such as handles, plates and shrouds for the coffins of kings, queens and prime ministers, including George V, Queen Mary, Princess Diana and the Queen Mother.The museum is regarded as one of the most macabre museums in the country.

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