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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

| Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
+44 121 348 8007
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Part of the bear hunt

We stumbled upon the art gallery while we were going the bear hunt round Birmingham. We all really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emma R
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Women in Art Tour

Had a great tour with Wendy - really worth doing. Lasts about 45 minutes - interesting and friendly.

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Andrea R
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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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| Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
+44 121 348 8007
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled upon the art gallery while we were going the bear hunt round Birmingham. We all really enjoyed it their are lots of bears to spot we will definitely be going back it's a huge place.we all want to go a look round properly...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great tour with Wendy - really worth doing. Lasts about 45 minutes - interesting and friendly.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been trying to get to this museum for many years, when I attend a conference at the NEC. Finally got up the nerve to take the train from NEC to New Street (it was easy!) and then walked a few blocks to the...More

Thank LuanaRubin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit in the centre of Birmingham. Whether during school holidays or during wet weather you can visit and relaxed and enjoy our heritage

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick visit and 3 hours later we hadn't even seen half of the art. An absolute hidden gem in Birmingham!

Thank Aish D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having heard that Birmingham Museum contained a good Ancient Egyptian collection I thought that I'd seek it out. I wasn't disappointed. The variety of artefacts is impressive and they are well displayed. There is also an impressive display of Anglo Saxon gold - The Sutton...More

Thank KennyVJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much to see a day isn't enough , but there is something for everyone and Good descriptions of the items

Thank 392dianep
Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to escape the rain and dashed into the museum. Really well laid out with a very good Egyptian exhibit. Museum also offers a large cafe should you wish a bite or spot of tea.

Thank psicokitty
Reviewed 5 days ago

Super art gallery and museum. Built by the Victorians to display art which I think is well done. There are a lot of good Preraphaelite paintings and a huge pastel picture. Good gold and silverware. Once the Staffordshire Hoard was displayed here and it was...More

Thank patsykell
Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to pay a short visit here to see the Staffordshire Hoard. Well worth the effort of walking around the whole of the museum to find the entrance - because of current street works. The museum hasn't changed much in years, but it would be...More

Thank Stee58
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Response from Haywarn | Reviewed this property |
They moved it to London? A shame I agree :(
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Response from Sandra G | Reviewed this property |
Hi I normally go in by the main entrance there are steps there, I am aware I of assisted enterance, I have seen wheelchair users within the venue and there are lifts I hope this helps