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


Our museums are opening their doors early for families with children on the autistic spectrum.

Children and families will be able to explore in a quiet and welcoming environment, before the museum opens to the public.

Admission is half price, plus one free carer place, at Thinktank, Blakesley Hall and Soho House. Admission is free at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. 

All places must be prebooked on 0121 348 8263. 

Morning Explorers dates are:

  • Thinktank - Sat 18th February 2017, 9-11am
  • Thinktank - Sat 22nd April 2017, 9-11am
  • Blakesley Hall - Sat 3rd June 2017, 9-11am
  • Soho House - Sat 5th August 2017, 9-11am
  • Thinktank - Sat 21st October 2017, 9-11am
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery - Sat 2nd December 2017, 9-10am

For more information, please contact Rosie Barker, Community Engagement Team Leader on Rosie.Barker@BirminghamMuseums.org.uk