Tickets must be pre-booked, there are no spaces available on the day.

TicketPrice (with Gift Aid donation)Price (without Gift Aid donation)
Adult (age 16 and over)£8.80£8.00
Child (age 3-15)£5.50£5.00
Child (age 0-2)FreeFree
Concession (NUS Students/Benefits.)*£6.60£6.00

If you are a UK tax payer and buy an admission ticket with a Gift Aid donation, then we can claim an extra 25% from the government on your total entry fee. Find out more about Gift Aid.

Admission is free for members.

*For information about Concessions including free entry for Personal Assistants please see our Concessions Policy.

Tickets are not refundable.

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Ticket booking FAQs

What is Gift Aid?

Birmingham Museums Trust is a charity. We rely on public support to secure our future for everyone.

The Gift Aid scheme means we can claim a refund from the Government for tickets sold to taxpayers. It means we get an extra 25p for every £1 you give.

You can pay for admission with Gift Aid, which includes a 10% or more donation amount.

  • Become a Birmingham Museums member and enjoy 12 months of inspirational days out, with FREE access to our venues and other exclusive benefits. Find out about Membership and how you can join.
  • General admission is to free to members. Pre-booking is advised.
  • Event tickets may have different prices, please check the What's On information for ticket costs.
  • Not all events are free to members - the What's On information will make it clear if an event is free for members.
Personal Assistants
  • One personal assistant is permitted free entry when accompanying those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.
  • If multiple personal assistants are required, prior arrangements must be made. Please contact us.
  • Due to our adherence to health and safety guidelines, we cannot allow anyone under the age of 16 years to be a personal assistant to another person. We do not allow personal assistants for anybody under the age of 3.
  • Please see our Concessions Policy.
Children Visiting Us
  • Children aged 16 or under need to be accompanied by a parent, or a guardian aged 16 or over.
  • Children will be asked to leave if behaviour is not appropriate and affects exhibits or other visitor’s experiences.
Why are we charging?

Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered charity [Charity number: 1147014].

We bring people’s stories alive through exhibitions, special events and activities. We care for and share the city’s collection of over 1 million objects and artworks across nine museums and historic properties.

Income from the admission to the Museum Collection Centre helps us to care for the collection.

We are extremely grateful to our visitors, who continue to access our collections in huge numbers. You are the reason that we endeavour to provide the best experiences possible.