Located in Birmingham city centre, Thinktank is the perfect day out for all ages.

Explore MiniBrum, our child-sized mini city. Visit our 4K Planetarium where you can journey to the stars! Discover a world of science in our interactive outdoor Science Garden. Learn more about Birmingham’s industrial past and see steam engines, trains, cars and planes from yesteryear. Plus, come face to face with a dinosaur and even more!

What to see

Exhibitions and events

  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 member of the learning team standing next to a table of Christmas items. She is in front of a large screen with Santa on it.

    Santa's Science Spectacular Show , at Thinktank.

    Selected days during Christmas Holidays
    Come and join us in the Thinktank theatre for a fun, family show about Santa.
  3. Toy elf in front of a spitfire plane on display at Thinktank.

    Elf Trail , at Thinktank.

    Wed - Sun from 29 Nov - 23 Dec
    A fun, Elf-inspired trail around Thinktank.

Thinktank opening times

Open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm*

  • Last admission to the museum is 4pm
  • Admission charges apply

Closed: 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

The Science Garden is free from 3pm.
*During Birmingham school holidays we are open Monday – Sunday, 10am - 5pm.

Ticket prices


Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, Millennium Point, Birmingham, B4 7XG.

The entrance to Thinktank is located on the ground floor, level 0.
For full details see How to Get Here.