Embrace the festive spirit and bring joy this winter with our Christmas gift guide.
From Brummie inspired gifts, stunning art prints, statement jewellery and stocking fillers to unique experiences - the ideal Christmas present is waiting to be found!
Take a browse through our top Christmas gifts and get ahead with shopping for the perfect presents for family and friends. At the same time, you’ll be supporting Birmingham Museums Trust as every purchase helps the Trust’s work in preserving Birmingham’s world-renowned collections and historic venues for future generations.
Benny's Babbies Poster
Created by local satirical collage artist Cold War Steve, Benny's Babbies showcases Birmingham and it's people.
Spot comedian Joe Lycett, cricketer Moeen Ali, alongside Duran Duran, Black Sabbath and many more famous Brummie faces. The background has been taken from a japanned tray from our collection and has been updated with familiar city scenes including Birmingham's beloved Mr. Egg takeaway and more.
Iconic Art Prints
For the art lover in your life choose a print from a breath-taking range of iconic works from Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. Be it a Pre-Raphaelite masterpiece, a William Morris design or charming watercolour by Birmingham artist David Cox there’s hundreds of artworks to choose from.
Make Your Own 'Old Joe' Clock Tower
This great little cut-out model is a 1:250 scale model of the University of Birmingham's Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower. The model is 40cm tall when built.
Proserpine 1000 Piece Jigsaw
We've reimagined one of our most popular paintings, Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, into a 1000 piece jigsaw. The figure in this well known artwork represents Proserpine, a doomed heroine in Roman mythology.
We also have a selection of other jigsaws for sale online too.
The Brum Cup
The Brum Cup is designed by local artist, Olive Burke and features Birmingham’s iconic skyline. As an environmentally friendly, re-useable cup its perfect for tea and coffee on-the-go. Know someone who deserves a stylish caffeine pick-me-up? Then they’ll love this.
The Birmingham Colour Palette Mug
Birmingham’s very own colour palette was created by talented local artist, Stacey Barnfield to celebrate Brum’s extraordinary city. This stylish, limited edition earthenware mug showcases the original Birmingham colour palette which pays homage to the city’s heritage from heavy metal inspired Sabbath Black to Bull Bronze.
Walk Birmingham Book
For a journey through time, there’s nothing quite like Walk Birmingham. This book brings together 20 inspiring walks around the mighty city of Birmingham, from Sutton Coldfield to Longbridge and Harborne to Sheldon, giving you a chance to experience its history for yourself. A handy pocket-sized book that’s the perfect gift for walkers and heritage lovers.
Things To Do And Places To See In the West Midlands Book
Featuring over 400 hidden gems from world class museums to historic houses and nature reserves to parks, this comprehensive guidebook, published earlier this year, provides all the inspiration you need for a day out to remember in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Yes Bab Beanie
Ethical, organic and straight out of Brum, get a Yes Bab beanie created Birmingham independent Punks and Chancers. Made from 100% organic supersoft cotton this beanie will keep you toasty during the cold months. Check out Punks and Chancers other Birmingham apparel – t-shirts, tote bags and pin badges.
Statement Jewellery from Birmingham designers
Dazzle a loved one this Christmas with a striking snake ring or beautiful earrings, created by Vanessa Miller, Jeweller in Residence at the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. Her unique designs were inspired by the iconic Smith & Pepper snake rage at the museum, working directly from the business’ sketch book.
Birmingham Museums’ online shop also features an extensive collection of jewellery by many other Birmingham makers, including stunning pendants, rings and necklaces.
This Christmas, give your loved one a unique gift experience.
From the Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon planetarium show to a year of memories with a Birmingham Museums Gift Membership - we've got some great gift experiences.
Explore the full range of gifts available in Birmingham Museums online shop.
The last order date is 18 December 2023 for gifts to arrive in time for Christmas.
Every purchase supports Birmingham Museums Trust and its work looking after nine museums and historic properties as well as the city’s collection.