Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
For Sat Nav use postcode B4 7AP.
Thinktank is open from 10am - 5pm 7 days a week, with last admission at 4pm.
The Planetarium will be closed once a month for maintenance, see the Planetarium page for dates.
From 1st April 2017 new admission prices and concession policy will come into effect, for more details see the new admission prices page.
Prices do not include entrance to the Planetarium.
|Ticket||Admission Price||Membership Plus Price|
|Adult||£13||£38 a year
Joint Adults (2) £64 a year
|Child (3-15 years)||£9.50||£28 a year
Joint Children (2) £42 a year
|Child (under 3 years)||Free||Free|
|Concession*||£9.50||£28 a year
Joint Concessions (2) £42 a year
|Family of 3 (max 2 adults)||£30|
|Family of 4 (max 2 adults)||£39|
|Family of 5 (max 2 adults)||£48.50||£85 a year|
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 13-15 are not allowed unaccompanied without parental/guardian consent, please download the consent form.
Visit Thinktank for £3 per person after 3pm on weekdays during term-time.
The Science Garden is free every day from 3pm, with varying closing times in winter due to light levels. The earliest the garden will close during the winter period is 4pm.
* Please download the Thinktank Concession Policy (PDF) for more information. From 1st April 2017 a new concession policy will come into effect: those eligible for a concessionary rate will include people in receipt of one or more of the following: Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support, Council Tax Support, Housing Benefit, or be a full time student.
Book online for tickets for general admission to Thinktank.
Planetarium shows are £1.50 per person in addition to the Thinktank admission price. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket desk on arrival.
Become a member and enjoy a variety of benefits, including free entry to our venues and save money in our cafés and shops. Find out about Membership Plus and how you can join.
Please be advised that Birmingham Museums reserves the right to undertake searches of bags and personal property, and to refuse entry. Thank you for your cooperation.
How to Get Here
Thinktank is situated within Millennium Point and located in Digbeth. A Birmingham City Council multi-storey car park is situated next to Millennium Point (charges apply) and the entrance is situated off Jennens Road.
For google maps and Sat Nav use postcode B4 7AP. Just minutes from Birmingham City Centre and The Bullring. The nearest motorways are the M6, M5 and M42.
The nearest train station is Moor Street station (10 minutes walk away). Turn right upon leaving Moor St Station, just before Hotel LaTour, veer right to enter the City Park. Walk through the Park, past the Science Garden and in through the entrance of Millennium Point.
New Street Station (15 minutes walk away). Due to the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street station, changes have been made to the entrance/exit points. From New Street Station follow clear signage to Moor Street Station (approx 5 minutes walk) then follow directions above.
Thinktank is situated within Millennium Point and located in Digbeth. For google maps and Sat Nav use postcode B4 7AP. Just minutes from Birmingham city centre and The Bullring.
Bike racks can be found on both the north side, Jennens Road, and south side, Curzon Street.