Our venues

Venues:

Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

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Photo thinktank

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

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

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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

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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

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Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

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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

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Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

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Photo weoley

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

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160

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Schools

Simple Machines: Great Gears

Thinktank

  • Capacity: 30 pupils
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Cost (per pupil): £8.50
Book Session

Challenge your class to see how useful gears can be, during the session your class will build gear driven spinning tops, mechanical robots and experiment with different sized gears to see what effects they have to the different moving parts. This fun workshop uses LEGO Duplo and specialised kit to create a memorable learning experience.

Using our fabulous new LEGO Education Innovation Studio, your classes can have a creative building session like no other. Using specialist LEGO Education kits your pupils will discover new ways of learning as they build, play and work together.

(Price includes £4.50 Thinktank entry charge.)

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