Our venues


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World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

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Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

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Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

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Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

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A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

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A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

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Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

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The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160



If you are interested in working for Birmingham Museum Trust (BMT) and for museums in general please look at the job vacancies, freelance vacancies , work experience and volunteer opportunities

Job Vacancies

All current job vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date. 

Cashier Support Officer

Contract / Hours: 6 month fixed term contract. 11.5 hours per week (Hours are proposed to be completed between 9.15am to 1pm, Mon ,Wed and Fri)
Salary: £16,257.80 Pro-rota
Location: Thinktank

Based at Birmingham Museums Thinktank the post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day banking, reconciliation and recording of cash takings for the trust and trading areas of Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, including all ticketing, retail and catering monies. The successful candidate will possess a high level of numeracy and will be IT literate with previous experience of handling cash. This role will require an individual who can respond calmly and quickly under pressure and will be able to communicate with a wide variety of people. The position will also require the successful candidate to be flexible with working hours potentially increasing at peak times.

For further information please download the job description .

Closing date: 9am on the Friday 24th March 2017. 

To apply, please see the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.

IT Manager

Hours: 37
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Salary: £32,000 - £35,500

Birmingham Museums Trust is seeking an IT Manager to take a key role in supporting the work of the Trust across our nine sites, and in future planning.

Working with internal staff and third-party providers to deliver an effective IT service across our nine sites, the ideal candidate will be enjoy the challenge of problem solving, planning and implementation. The IT Manager must be able to deliver a high level of complimentary support to our organisation. With experience of project management and working with internal and external stakeholders, this role requires a good communicator and team worker who can take the IT infrastructure, systems and service forward.

This role would ideally suit a technically minded individual with proven experience of IT service management. The job is based at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery and will require occasional travel to all sites.

For further information please read the job description.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 3rd April 2017. 

To apply, please see the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.

Sous Chef

Hours: 37
Salary: £20,000
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

We are a leading city centre restaurant with an excellent reputation for outstanding food and currently have position available for a permanent contract qualified chef to join the team. You will be predominantly based at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery but will be required to work across all Museum sites when the business requires.

Proven experience in a similar style kitchen operation is essential, along with the willingness to work with the existing team to always strive to take the food offering to a new and exciting level. Have knowledge of menu design along with a thorough understanding of both cost and wastage control is also required.

Must possess a genuine passion for cooking and be able to meet production targets and service deadlines. As an individual you must have at least 2 years’ experience working within a busy kitchen in a similar quality establishment and hold City and Guilds 7061/2 or equivalent in food production and cooking, be qualified to level 2 in Food Safety and hold a recognised Health and Safety qualification (or be willing to undertake training to obtain) and have the willingness to learn new skills and develop within the team. Team work, good time keeping and a can do attitude with the ability to follow instructions and meet deadlines is a must.

This position is ideal for a forward thinking passionate Chef who wishes to progress there career as part of a fast developing commercial team with great work life balance.

For more information please download the job description .

Closing date: 9am on Monday 24th April 2017 and interviews will be taking place week ending 5th May (actual date to be confirmed).

To apply, please see the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.

Food & Beverage Assistant (Casual)

Casual Contract
Salary: £8.25 per hour

We are currently recruiting for Food & Beverage Assistants to work across Birmingham Museum Trust sites including but not limited to the Edwardian Tearooms which is one of Birmingham’s most beautiful interior spaces, and provides a wide range of visitor services; including hot and cold food, fresh coffee and a wide range of snacks.

As a vital part of the Food & Beverage team, this role ensures that our customers experience a high level of service, ensuring that high hygiene standards are consistently met.

With experience of providing excellent customer care in a food and beverage setting, the ideal candidate will be able to assist with the preparation of food, maintain the cleanliness of the public areas and confidently handle cash.

For further information please read the job description.

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment.

To apply, please read the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the vacancies at Birmingham Museum Trust please complete an application form (preferably in Word format) and submit your completed application form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk

We reserve the right the close applications early if a sufficient number of applications have been received before the closing date.