Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

Photo thinktank

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

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

Photo aston

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

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

Photo blakesley

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

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

Photo sarehole

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

Photo soho

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


Our Organisation

Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered charity. It is responsible for governing and managing the museum sites and collections owned by Birmingham City Council.

Charitable Objectives

To advance education by the operation, maintenance, development and promotion of museums, galleries and libraries in Birmingham, together with associated facilities and related programmes of outreach and research, fostering knowledge, understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts, history, science and technology by residents and visitors to the city of Birmingham.


To reflect Birmingham to the world, and the world to Birmingham.

Core purpose

To showcase our outstanding collections and venues to inspire learning, creativity and enjoyment for people of Birmingham and visitors to the region.

Guiding Principles

  • Inclusion
    We put audience engagement at the centre of our work, supporting communities in designing accessible services.
  • Excellence
    We are creative and experimental in using our resources to work to the highest standards.
  • Collaboration
    We seek to work constructively in partnership where appropriate to achieve our purpose.
  • Trust
    We are respectful, reliable and open in our communications and dealings with others.
  • Sustainability
    We manage our resources entrepreneurially and effectively to deliver affordable services.


  • Leading in excellence 
  • Developing the collection and venues 
  • Growing and diversifying audiences 
  • Building a sustainable business