Special events and exhibitions

  1. Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon , at Thinktank.

    Launch event for a new, 360° fulldome experience featuring 10 tracks from The Dark Side of the Moon.
  2. A decorated Christmas tree in a grand hall with wood panelled walls and paintings on the wall.

    Aston Alive: Christmases Past , at Aston Hall.

    See the Hall dressed for Christmas and join costumed characters from years gone by.
  3. Santa sitting by a window and waving, surrounded by festive fairy lights

    Santa and a Slice at Sarehole Mill , at Sarehole Mill.

    Visit Santa's Grotto and grab a slice of pizza at Sarehole Mill.
  4. Two orange pomanders in a bowl with cinnamon sticks and holy.

    Christmas Craft Market , at Blakesley Hall.

    Free entry to our festive market and purchase locally made crafts and gifts.
  5. Santa in a red suit with white beard welcoming a child who is shown from the back.

    Santa at Blakesley Hall , at Blakesley Hall.

    9-10 Dec
    Meet Santa and see Blakesley dressed for Christmas.
  6. Wide view of castle ruins running into distance in a field surrounded by trees

    Guided Tour of Weoley Castle , at Weoley Castle.

    First Saturday of the month
    Explore Weoley Castle with our experienced guides.

Visit our museums

We have 9 extraordinary venues that provide a fascinating glimpse into Birmingham's rich and vibrant past and showcase world class museum collections.

Not all venues are currently open, please check before visiting.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is closed for ongoing essential maintenance work. We plan to reopen the museum sometime in 2024 – the exact date is to be confirmed. Find out more.