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. 

Museum Enabler 

Hours: 14.8 (week days)
Location: Thinktank
Salary: £15,873.00 (£6349.20 pro rata)

Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting a permanent (14.8 hrs) Museum Enabler to work at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum.

The post will be based at Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, working within the operations and commercial function within the museum team to help visitors of all ages access and enjoy science and technology through exhibit/object interpretation and the delivery of dynamic and exciting programmes. Educated to at least GCSE standard, preferably in one or more science or history related subjects, you will be confident with excellent communication skills, and have experience of delivering a high level of customer service.

The post will be on a rota basis and the successful candidate will be required to work during the week. Support across Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) will be required from time to time.

For further information please download the job description .

Closing date: Sunday 19th February. Interviews taking place on Tuesday 28th February 2017.

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

Curator (Natural Science)

Hours: 37
Location: All sites
Salary: £25,000

Birmingham Museums are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Curator of Natural Sciences to lead on a number of significant projects and to research and develop Birmingham’s important collection. This represents a significant opportunity to curate a Natural Science collection which is the largest and most representative of its kind in the West Midlands, covering botany, entomology, zoology and earth sciences.

Upcoming projects include development of a new wildlife gallery at Thinktank science museum and a partnership programme with the Natural History Museum to display their iconic Diplodocus or ‘Dippy’, as part of a wider exhibition at the Museum & Art Gallery. The ideal candidate will have expertise in researching Natural Science collections and understand the process of development of new displays. They should also be an excellent team player capable of collaborating effectively with other staff members on organisation-wide projects.

For further information please read the job description .

Closing date: Monday 20th March. Interviews will be held on Friday 7th April.

To apply please see the how to apply section below.

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.