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. Silhouette of a person in front of a large image of trees with multi coloured lights streaming through.

    Junkerry’s Together Apart , at Thinktank.

    An immersive feast, composed in Spatial Audio with stunning visuals by award winning artists.
  3. The top of the earth from space with the text 'Notorious presents Out of Space'.

    Out of Space , at Thinktank.

    Join notorious choir on a musical journey.


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

Thinktank opening times

Open 10am - 5pm Wednesday - Sunday.*

  • 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.
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