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

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

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


The Festival of Thinktank is a celebration of innovation, science and technology linked to the fantastic exhibits and collections found inside the museum. 

The festival will be a collection of public programs that are accessible to everyone on weekends and school holidays (Thinktank is closed on 24th - 26th December). 

There are lots of family activities taking place over the Festival of Thinktank and these are included in the price of admission.;

Science Lab
Join us on the Thinktank Science laboratory to have a go at some fun experiments. Put on your lab coat and goggles and let our team guide you through a variety of different experiments. Not suitable for children aged 7 or under do to health and safety requirements regarding chemicals and equipment.
Level 1 Classroom Attenborough.

LEGO Cars, Under 8’s session
2pm-2.30pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Join one of the Museum Enablers as they set a design challenge to build the best car possible. Will you make a vehicle that can carry lots of people, travel super-fast or may be even fly? This activity allows our younger visitors to design, experiment and create in a fun, friendly environment.
In the LEGO Education Innovation Studio, Level 2.

Arts and Crafts: STEAM Activity
Get creative with one of our exciting STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) themed activities that you can take home.
In the Lunch Area, Level 0.

Object Handling: Animal Collection
Come and see what the team has to show you as they bring the very best of our animal handling collection onto the gallery floors for you to get up close to have a feel and ask questions about.
Level 2.

Family Packs
You can also borrow one of our fun filled backpacks specially designed for 3 - 7 year olds and their parents/ carers from the Ticket Desk. Each pack links to a variety of activities linked to one of our galleries.