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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.

Thinktank’s Free Student Wednesdays will enable any student with a valid student photo ID the opportunity to explore everything the award-winning science museum has to offer for free.

Thinktank is a fantastic learning resource for students. The museum’s science and industry collection features thousands of items covering transport, engineering, machines, medical instruments, computing and mechanical devices spanning over 250 years of technological development.

The museum is also home to the largest natural science collection in the West Midlands with specimens covering zoology, botany, entomology, geology, mineralogy and palaeontology.

Laurence Butler, Museum Manager at Thinktank says: “Our Free Student Wednesdays will open up a world of science, technology and learning for those in further or higher education. Students can immerse themselves in the past or explore how science, technology and medicine have had a huge impact on the way we live now and in the future. We look forward to giving students a big warm Wednesday welcome!”

Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum is open Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm. To find out more visit:

Free Student Wednesdays Terms and Conditions

  • Free admission is via walk-up on the day - free entry tickets cannot be reserved or booked in advance.
  • Valid student photo ID is required for entry to the museum.
  • The offer is valid every Wednesday, excluding closure days (check website for details), and is subject to availability.
  • There is an additional charge for tickets to the Planetarium – these can be purchased on entry to the museum.
  • Thinktank reserves the right to refuse admission.
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.