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, work experience and volunteer opportunities

Job Vacancies

All current job vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date. Read how to apply for jobs at the end of this page (unless stated otherwise).

Retail Assistant

Hours: 14.4 per week
Salary: £15,873 (£6,349 pro rota)
Location: Thinktank

Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting for a Retail Assistant at Thinktank. The successful candidate will be expected to work across all areas of the retail function including processing deliveries, restocking, merchandising, stock takes and back office functions. You will be based at Thinktank but have the opportunity to operate across multiple venues within our portfolio of museums and heritage sites. The ideal candidate will have a talent for merchandising and upselling and a passion to grow the business further.

The shifts required are every Wednesday and alternate Thursdays and Fridays. There will also be opportunity for extra shifts to cover annual leave and the opportunity to work at other sites.

For more information please download the full job description .

Closing date: Friday 9th December 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th December 2016.

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.

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.

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 Sous Chef job description .

Closing date: Friday 23rd December 2016. Interviews will be taking place w/c 3rd January 2017.

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.