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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

3 Congreve Passage | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA, England
+44 121 348 8007
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History and high tea

Love the museum - its a quiet sanctuary to enjoy the exhibits and a cup of well brewed tea within a... read more

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plum_persey
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Wonderful Art Gallery

I enjoyed my visit to this lovely and free to enter Art Gallery on Saturday afternoon. The... read more

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Carnival33
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From Renaissance masterpieces and cutting edge contemporary art to Egyptian mummies and the iconic HP factory sign, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery showcases a world class collection and offers fascinating glimpses into Birmingham's rich and vibrant past. Highlights include the finest collection of Pre-Raphaelite art in the world and the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered - the Staffordshire Hoard. Don't miss the Birmingham History Galleries - packed with artefacts, local treasures and interactive displays that reveal captivating stories of Birmingham from the last 500 years.
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3 Congreve Passage | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA, England
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Reviewed today

Love the museum - its a quiet sanctuary to enjoy the exhibits and a cup of well brewed tea within a historic setting. Helpful and courteous staff add to the experience.

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Reviewed today

I enjoyed my visit to this lovely and free to enter Art Gallery on Saturday afternoon. The paintings are a joy to look at , and the Edwardian tearooms are excellent - unlike those in London art galleries and museums I have previously visited !...More

Thank Carnival33
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite place to rest and sit and review the art surrounding one. Not at all over-crowed, one gets tranquil views of all art displayed.

Thank Falk W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Being able to peruse such art and history for free is simply something that we should not overlook and take for granted! I urge anyone in Birmingham to visit this world class museum and ensure it is available for future generations!!! We went to see...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited in the main to see the Staffordshire Hoard and the art gallery. We were very fortunate to have a volunteer give us a real insight into the Staffordshire Hoard. He was brilliant and we learnt a great deal . The art gallery is fab...More

Thank Shannon1711
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I come to Birmingham I love to visit the Art Gallery. The building itself has such character and there are so many amazing paintings. There is a shop send also a very nice Edwardian Tea Rooms. Such a lovely way to while away an...More

Thank _lde6
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both my 10 and 26 year old loved the visit. Lots to see and discover, especially on a very wet, rainy day.

Thank 879jackie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is magnificent. The people of Birmingham should be very proud of it. The exhibits are a joy. Very special

Thank rwinter141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

return visit for me, with more time available than previously. It was just as good as last time, although I did go through the same gallery more than once as I hadn't realised the way to the Hoard was different! All staff I spoke to...More

Thank AndreaJ70
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest museum & art gallery I have ever been. It’s entry is free but I just gave a small token of appreciation, dropped 20 pound in a box as a donation. The place was clean & neat. There were a...More

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joannebird49
26 March 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly there are lifts and ramps all round the place
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piggytailchick
30 October 2017|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
No display of natural history sort of display. May not be appealing to the younger mind but I notice there is a colourful corner leading to the cafeteria.
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