Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square


B3 3DH

Photo thinktank

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

Millennium Point

Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

Photo aston

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

Trinity Road


Birmingham, B6 6JD

Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road 


B25 8RN

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street


B18 6HA

Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road 


B13 0BD

Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road) 


B18 5LB

Photo weoley

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

Alwold Road




Picture Library

The Picture Library can help you with finding and using high quality imagery of the works from our collection, sites, and exhibitions.

You can browse and search for a particular work, artist or collection using our Collection search. We are always available to research in our offline archive to find the right images for your requirements. For an additional fee, you can arrange for new photography of any object from our collection.

Licensing Images

If you would like to reproduce an image from our collections, please complete and return our Licensing Form (PDF format, Word format).

Ordering prints of works from the collection

If you are looking for prints of works from the collection you can order them online on our Prints Service website . If you can’t find what you are looking for, do get in touch at the address above and we will do our best to help.

Contact the Picture Library

For questions about copyright, using a BMAG image or any other enquiries, email us picture.library@birminghammuseums.org.uk  or call on +44 (0)121 348 8074. 

The postal address is: Picture Library, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH, UK

Photography inside Birmingham Museums sites

  • Birmingham Museums Trust welcomes its visitors to take photographs or video for personal, non-commercial use at all of its venues.
  • You are only allowed to use tripods or flash photography with prior arrangement. You are welcome to use handheld equipment.
  • Special terms and conditions may apply for temporary exhibitions and displays - in this case you will see a request not to take photographs in that gallery or space. Please consult with a member of staff who will be able to advise if you are unsure.
  • Photography may be limited at times due to volume of visitors and is not allowed in areas where children are using the galleries.

Professional Filming and Photography

For professional photography and filming or for the use of your photos in any projects please see Press & Media for information and contact details.