Café & Shop

Food & Drink

We have a number of outlets selling food and drink, to keep you fuelled up whilst you explore the museum. We hope to see you for lunch soon!

Thinktank Café

During weekends and school holidays hot and cold food is available from the Thinktank Café, located on Level 0, near the locomotive.

Whether you fancy a light bite, a sandwich, or a delicious hot meal, we have something to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

Take a look at our current menu here.

Coffee cart

During weekdays outside of school holidays sweet and savoury light bites and a range of hot and cold drinks, are available from our picnic area, located on Level 0.

Icecream Kiosk

The Icecream Kiosk sells a delicious range of Beechdean farmhouse dairy icecream. Whether it’s classic vanilla or a bubblegum flavoured treat for the kids, we’ve got a whole host of flavours to tickle your taste buds. Add extra sauce and tempting toppings from just 30p!

Open daily at peak times, opening hours are weather dependant. See you when the sun shines!


Discover and buy some wonderful mementos of your visit to Thinktank as well as some inspiring presents for special occasions.

There are a range of goodie bags available to suit any budget or why not create your own?

The museum shop is open 10am – 5pm daily and is available to non-museum visitors. Located on Level 2.

We have an online shop where you can purchase a fantastic range of unique gifts and souvenirs and have them delivered straight to your door.

As well as getting a great gift, all shop purchases help to support Birmingham Museums Trust to continue to care for Birmingham’s unique collection and the delivery of our award winning education programme.