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

Photo weoley

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

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


Freelance Vacancies

Freelance opportunities at Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) are listed below. For Job Opportunities please see the Careers page.

Freelance Vacancies

Freelance Interpretation Consultant – Museum for Birmingham project

Fee Guidance: £20,000 (including travel and subsistence)
Term of contract: October 2017 to December 2018
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (may also be required to work at other BMT sites and offsite locations in Birmingham)

Birmingham Museums Trust is looking to appoint a freelance consultant to lead on the development for the collection interpretation for the museum redisplay, informing the brief for the Display Design and Architectural development. The Interpretation Consultant is required to develop an Interpretation Plan and outline Audience Development/Activity Plan as supporting documents in a Stage 1 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund. Subject to further funding, the plans will be developed in more detail during the next, Heritage Lottery Fund Development Stage of the project.
You should have experience of interpretation planning for museum gallery projects and be familiar with the requirements of Heritage Lottery Fund applications. Your approach should be audience-focused and you should have experience of engaging with diverse communities through consultation and co-production.

For more information please see the Invitation to Tender document.

Applicants are invited to provide a written response to demonstrate how they would approach this project, with the number of days required and the total fixed fee including all associated costs. The information should be returned with a CV highlighting relevant experience and a minimum of 2 appropriate referees to:

John Cooke
Senior Project Officer, Birmingham Museums Trust
0121 348 8321
mobile: 07470 166586
email: john.Cooke@birminghammuseums.org.uk

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 27 September 2017