Exhibitions and events

  1. Makers and Machines: Creativity in the Computer Age.

    Makers and Machines , at Thinktank.

    Now open (during opening hours)
    Explore the history of coding, find out more about local coders and more.
  2. Close up of a planet with text overlayed that reads 'The planets 360'.

    The Planets 360 (Classical) , at Thinktank.

    Sun 3 Mar
    The Planets 360 is a re-imagining of British composer Gustav Holst’s The Planets orchestral suite.
  3. A Learning Officer holding a planet earth outfit while performing a show with screen in background that ready 'Our World From Space'.

    Our World from Space Family Show , at Thinktank.

    Weekdays from 25 Mar - 5 Apr
    Come and join us in the Thinktank theatre for a fun, family show about Our World from Space.

What to see


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!

Thinktank opening times

Open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm*.

  • Last admission to the museum is 4pm
  • Admission charges apply
  • Science Garden is free from 3pm

*We are open Monday – Sunday during Birmingham school holidays.

A child on a giant human sized hamster wheel.
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.