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

Photo weoley

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

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


Support Us


Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered Charity (no. 1147014) and relies upon donations to run many of its exciting learning and engagement programmes, as well as continuing to provide excellent exhibitions and displays across its nine sites.

Want to donate immediately? DONATE ONLINE

Your Donation

Here is a small glimpse of what your donation could go towards:

  • £10 – a set of printed resources for teacher use in self-guided school visit, ensuring an informed connection to our objects and collections.
  • £25 – an hour of specialist conservation on many of the thousands of historically-important objects in the collections, preserving them for future generations.
  • £50 – materials for a holiday-time children’s craft session, helping young children connect with collections.
  • £75 – an evening of Café Scientifique, a monthly evening activity for adults to engage with contemporary science through a programme of expert talks.
  • £100 – a Curator-led guided tour of a gallery for school groups, explaining the significance of many of our iconic paintings and artfacts.
  • £250 – The creation of specialist, curriculum-appropriate workshops around particular collections and sites.
  • £500 – professional training for a Curator to ensure that they are completely up-to-date in best practice and curatorial skills. 
  • £1,000 – equipment for one of our four science classrooms, allowing school groups to get hands-on while learning about 
  • £2,500 – a free Heritage Site Open Day, particularly targeting local people and those that do not usually visit our museums.

How to Donate

If you would like to make either a one-off donation or a regular monthly gift, please visit www.justgiving.com/BirminghamMuseums . If you pay income or capital gains tax and would like to Gift Aid your donation, Birmingham Museums Trust can claim 25% of your donation from HMRC, meaning that every £1 you donate is worth £1.25.

If you are looking to make a sizeable donation and would like it to go towards a particular project or collection, please contact Rachel Cockett, Director of Development, via email Rachel.Cockett@birminghammuseums.org.uk , and she will happily answer any questions you might have.

If you do not wish to make a donation online, please send a cheque made payable to Birmingham Museums Trust and post to Development Office, Birmingham Museums Trust, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH.

Your privacy

Birmingham Museums Trust is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. Your details will remain confidential and never be disclosed to third parties, other than for the sole purpose of processing your donation.