25 Oct 2021

Halloween activities to try at home

Check out our four Halloween-inspired science activities for you to try at home this half term! From squealing balloons to foamy-mouth monsters there is a range of activities for families to try!.
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30 Sep 2021

Our Climate Pledge

The world is facing a monumental climate change crisis and everyone at Birmingham Museums Trust has a responsibility to devote as much passion and energy to protecting the environment as we do to preserving Birmingham’s collections and historic buildings.
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29 Sep 2021

Inspire ’21 youth art competition – winners announced!

2021 saw the sixth year of Birmingham Museums Trust's (BMT) Inspire art competition, our opportunity for young people to share their creativity.
21 Sep 2021

Surprise discovery of a 15m Japanese scroll

A 15m (49ft) Japanese scroll depicting a battle has recently taken staff at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery by surprise.
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14 Sep 2021

Free Admission for Students at Thinktank

From today, Wednesday 15 September 2021, students across the city get free admission to Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum every Wednesday throughout the year.
8 Sep 2021

Join our Youth Climate Forum

We are recruiting for six members of our Youth Climate Forum at Thinktank, a volunteer opportunity open to 16-25 year olds.
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2 Sep 2021

Adult and Toddler Ticket Offer at Thinktank

The Adult and Toddler ticket offer at Thinktank is back! Head to Thinktank on weekdays during Birmingham term-time and take advantage of some great savings with our adult and toddler (3-5 years old) ticket offer.
26 Jul 2021

Let the Games Begin!

This time next year, Birmingham will be full of visitors and sport fans from all over the world who have come to the city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, where we have the biggest ever sports programme in Commonwealth Games history, with 286 sessions across 11 days of live sport.
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8 Jul 2021

Darting Tongues and Snarling Jaws – Fragmentary Dragons and Beasts from Shropshire

Hidden deep within the staffing structure of Birmingham Museum Trust are a crack team of archaeological finds specialists called Finds Liaison Officers.
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23 Jun 2021

Women in Engineering

The 23rd of June is ‘International Women in Engineering Day’ with the poignant theme of ‘Engineering heroes’.