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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

| Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
+44 121 348 8007
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Lovely place to visit

I took my 9 year old granddaughter to Birmingham museum and we had a lovely couple of hours looking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carole L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great, free day out

What more could you want, a history of some great artwork and collections on display in a grand... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zain C
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From Renaissance masterpieces and cutting edge contemporary art to Egyptian mummies and the iconic HP factory sign, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery showcases a world class collection and offers fascinating glimpses into Birmingham's rich and vibrant past. Highlights include the finest collection of Pre-Raphaelite art in the world and the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered - the Staffordshire Hoard. Don't miss the Birmingham History Galleries - packed with artefacts, local treasures and interactive displays that reveal captivating stories of Birmingham from the last 500 years.
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| Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
+44 121 348 8007
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my 9 year old granddaughter to Birmingham museum and we had a lovely couple of hours looking at all the wonderful paintings from hundreds of years ago up to the 20th century. All displayed in beautiful galleries, quite awesome to a 9 year...More

Thank Carole L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What more could you want, a history of some great artwork and collections on display in a grand setting, for free!

Thank Zain C
Reviewed yesterday

We decided to visit here as we were already going to Sealife in the city centre and this was free. The museum has lots to look at and is very informative. The gallery has some interesting paintings and I enjoyed this along with the ancient...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice museum, although containing many stairs! The layout is slightly confusing, including a stairwell to nowhere.However the staffordshire Gold hoard was very good, along with the Egyptian mummies. The history of Birmingham section was really fascinating. I am a history buff and...More

Thank explorer782017
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is well curated, well designed and has some wonderful exhibits. The art work, especially of the Pre Raphaelites is fabulous, and there is plenty of diversity and variety. Great tea room too, and in the centre of the city and easily accessible.

Thank ukcamel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed looking at the Mummy and the History of it. So very interesting to see. Also , looking at old photos of the 80's of the Black Generation. Really impressed.

Thank Zora59
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing amazing really, have been to much better museums. Considering the size of the building you would have expected more exhibitions.

Thank Clairey H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My other half booked a treat of an afternoon tea. All I can say is they need to learn how to make. Sandwiches, just a bit of filling in the middle and VERY thick bread. All chocolate treats and not much variety. Took 30 minutes...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to a cream tea here on our recent weekend visit to Birmingham. First impressions were good - the tea room is elegant. We arrived there at about 3 pm on a Friday afternoon and it was fairly quiet. I ordered the...More

Thank Dublingirl52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boring, boring, boring. Museums are full of uninteresting relics that no-one wants to see and I would sooner stay at home and straighten my chesthair. That is what many people I know think of them (including some females...). Shame, because they can be quite good....More

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So please tell me what did happen to the dinasour. ..I heard this dreadful rumour it was destroyed, such fond memories seen through the eyes of a child...
9 March 2017|
Response from Haywarn | Reviewed this property |
They moved it to London? A shame I agree :(
I know this Gallery has a great collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. Does it also cover the later painters who are sometimes thought of as Pre-Raphaelites -- Burne-Jones, Waterhouse, Alma-Tadema, Lord Leighton, Godward, Albert Moore, Frank Dicksee, etc?
24 February 2017|
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Response from roy m | Reviewed this property |
Is there access for disabled wheelchairs
2 August 2016|
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Response from Sandra G | Reviewed this property |
Hi I normally go in by the main entrance there are steps there, I am aware I of assisted enterance, I have seen wheelchair users within the venue and there are lifts I hope this helps