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

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8 Jul 2015

Engineering at Work Day

Engineering at Work Day takes place on Wednesday 30th September and Thinktank is delighted to offer FREE places to Year 8 and 9 classes for this unique event. 

Engineering at Work will enable students to meet people who work in engineering, including -

  • Graduates from Rolls-Royce
  • Staff from Aston University Engineering Academy
  • Engineers from BAM Construction
  • Members from the Institute of Mechanical Engineering

This inspirational event aims to inspire students to consider a career in engineering, through workshops, demonstrations and discussions.

School groups will take part in half a day of activities, with the remainder of the day free to explore the museum. Schools are booked into a morning or afternoon slot with each session containing: 

  • A 25min introductory show 
  • Two 35min workshops - all groups will receive a workshop led by Rolls-Royce graduates and a session by either BAM Construction or Aston University 
  • A Planetarium show

The morning session runs from 10am - 12.30pm and the afternoon session is from 12pm - 2.30pm. 

Places are limited so booking is essential! To book contact the bookings team on 0121 348 8001 or email educationbookings@birminghammuseums.org.uk

Supported by Rolls-Royce

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In association with BAM Construction, Aston University Engineering Academy and the Institute of Mechanical Engineering.

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