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 8120



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

Job Vacancies

Central Buyer

Department: Commercial
Hours: 37 hours a week
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is currently recruiting for Central Buyer to manage and develop the growing retail function across the Trust with particular focus to outlets at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, and Thinktank.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with extensive experience in a buying role to join our retail team. This is a target driven role encompassing everything from supervising a team of Retail Assistants, and managing budgets to driving product development and negotiating with suppliers.

As a vital member of the Commercial Team, we are seeking someone who will champion excellence in customer service and someone who is a great team player bringing with them experience of retail management from previous roles.

For more information please download the job description .

Closing Date: 20th of June 

Interviews the week of the 27th of June.

Learning and Access Officer 

Contract: 3 year fixed term (project funded role)
Salary: £22,000
Hours: 37
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting for a 3 year fixed term Learning Officer post. The role has been created to design, develop and lead a programme of formal and informal learning offers based on a three year programme of contemporary art displays from The Arts Council Collection. Working with Birmingham Museums Trust personnel and national partners the successful candidate will also lead a bespoke learning framework for the National Arts Award qualification across multiple levels. Candidates for the role will be expected to have an extensive knowledge of the contemporary arts, the Arts Award programme and its delivery to children and young people.

For more information please download the job description
Alternatively for an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrew Fowles, Learning and Access Manager, on 0121 348 8265.

Closing Date: 10th of June

Site Support Officer

Department: Collections Care Department
Hours: 37 hours a week
Salary: £15,873 per annum

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) currently has a vacancy for an organised and enthusiastic site support officer to assist the collections team in the site support of the Museum Collection Centre. This would encompass site management, housekeeping, documentation, booking and facilitating contractors and visitors on site.

The Museum Collection Centre is a 1.5 hectare site that holds 80 per cent of Birmingham Museums’ stored collections under one roof. Among the thousands of objects stored here are steam engines, sculptures, Austin Rover and MG motor cars and even a red phone box. This post will become one of the collections team based at the site with the remit to facilitate the care of the collection, the operation of the building and the site as well as supporting the staff requirements and the visitor experience.

For more information please read the job description .

Closing Date: 10th of June
Interviews the week of the 20th of June.

Food & Beverage Service Assistant (Casual)

Casual Contract
£8.25 per hour

We are currently recruiting for Food & Beverage Service Assistants to work across Birmingham Museum Trust sites including but not limited to the Edwardian Tea Rooms 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

How to Apply

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