Spitfire Gallery

The gallery tells the story of the Spitfire, from its innovative design and cutting-edge technology that played a key role in the Second World War, to its lasting legacy on the city of Birmingham.

View the Spitfire and explore how it was built. You can also learn about the science behind how aircraft fly.

Birmingham's Castle Bromwich factory produced over 10,000 Spitfires including the example on display at Thinktank. Discover the story of the men and women who brought these iconic and much loved machines to life.

The gallery is located on Level 1.

Spitfire Family Packs

Borrow one of our brand new Spitfire Family Packs, designed to help you explore our museums. Packs also contain a specially created Spitfire story book. Suitable for 3 - 8 year olds.