List of Exhibitions

  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.

List of Events

  1. A group of schoolchildren watch a film on a planetarium screen

    Planetarium May half-term Weekdays , at Thinktank.

    Easter holiday weekdays
    Join us for one of our planetarium shows.
  2. A staff member doing a science experiment with fire and flames shooting out of a bottle

    Marvellous Materials Family Show , at Thinktank.

    Mon 27 - Fri 31 May
    Join us this May Half Term for a fun, interactive family show all about Marvellous Materials!
  3. A staff member demonstrating forces by pulling a small toy car on a table.

    Marvellous Materials Busking , at Thinktank.

    Mon 27th May - Sun 2nd June
    Join us this May Half Term as we explore Marvellous Materials!
  4. A adult and child smiling while sitting on the side of a soft play area.

    Stay and Play - Marvellous Materials , at Thinktank.

    Thursday 30th May
    Join us for a sensory play session for children aged 6 months to 3 years.
  5. Wild Earth Movement (logo)

    Nature Craft with Wild Earth Movement , at Thinktank.

    Saturday 1st June
    Join Wild Earth Movement to immerse yourselves in nature crafts and upcycled creations.
  6. A staff member talking to two people

    Meet the Experts , at Thinktank.

    Selected dates
    Get a chance to talk face to face with some real scientists and STEM professionals from Birmingham and beyond!
  7. A staff member demonstrating forces by pulling a small toy car on a table.

    Weekend Science Busking , at Thinktank.

    Join us for some hands-on science activities.
  8. An adult and a child playing with a wooden toy train set.

    Morning Explorers , at Thinktank.

    Second Saturday of each month
    Autism friendly mornings. Explore the museum at a quieter time, before we open to the public.
  9. A gallery space with a large sign with 'Find your Future' on the entrance.

    Take Off Flight Busking , at Thinktank.

    Join us to find out what makes a paper plane fly.
  10. A child and adult sitting in the Planetarium. The child is looking up at the ceiling.

    Toddler Thursday: Planetarium , at Thinktank.

    Selected Thursdays
    Join our family-friendly relaxed Planetarium experience.
  11. 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.