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


Venue Hire

The 19th-century Grade II listed building of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery offers a magnificent setting for entertaining, birthday parties, wedding receptions, corporate events and Christmas parties

In addition, for a limited time during 2018 the Natural History Museum’s famous Diplodocus, known as Dippy, is coming to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and we have have exclusive  Drink and Dine with Dippy the Dinosaur  packages available from 26th May - 9th September 2018.

What we offer

  • Unique and impressive spaces and galleries for evening dinners, receptions and standing buffets.
  • Our newest venue is the Waterhall, a stunning Victorian building that is decorated with a modern, fresh look, creating the ideal mix of a historic location with a stylish contemporary feel, which provides the perfect backdrop for weddings and drinks receptions alike.
  • Excellent dining facilities are provided in the beautifully renovated Edwardian Tearooms.
  • The spectacular Round Room provides a dramatic back drop for drinks receptions and buffets for up to 150 guests.
  • For events up to 250 people you can extend into the adjacent Industrial Gallery which provides a striking double height gallery space displaying beautiful decorative arts.
  • The Edwardian Tearooms, Industrial Gallery and Round Room can be joined up to provide a suite of galleries that can cater for up to 500 guests.
  • The Waterhall can welcome 200 people for seated events and up to 250 for standing drinks receptions.
  • Central location - the Museum and Gallery is just a few minutes walk away from the city’s train stations, and midway between New Street Station and the International Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena.
  • Private viewing and tours can be arranged for the Pre-Raphaelite Galleries, Staffordshire Hoard Gallery and Birmingham History Galleries.
  • Venue hire is available from 6pm until 10.30pm. Extensions until 12.30am are available at an additional cost.
  • Equipment hire, musicians and flowers can also be arranged. 
  • Dedicated staff will work with you to tailor the options available to make your event a complete success.

Download the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Parties and Special Events brochure.

Contact Us

For prices and further information, or to arrange a viewing:
Email events@birminghammuseums.org.uk or phone 0121 348 8082.

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