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Attraction Currently Closed

Birmingham Museum and Gallery

  • Birmingham
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is currently closed to the public. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

Don't worry - you can find lots more great days out in Birmingham, or you can browse days out all over the UK here.

Attraction Information

Take education outside of the classroom and bring history to life at the Birmingham Museum and Gallery.

This stunning building houses the Staffordshire Hoard Gallery, which is the biggest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Take the time to pour over and study this treasure as it lays safety beneath glass. The artists of the family will love the Pre-Raphaelites and its 3000 strong collection of beautiful paintings, drawings and prints.

Most school children learn about Egypt, so let them take the lead as you wander around the Ancient Egypt Gallery. Find out more about the history of Birmingham as you find yourself walking the streets of the 18th century town and get younger ones excited about art and natural history through story-telling, dress up and games in the Mini Museum for the under 5s.

A historical treat for all ages!

  • Weekend and School Holiday Craft Activities
  • Edwardian tea rooms
  • Museum shop
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Opening hours

Saturday to Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:30 - 17:00
Closed 24th - 26th December & 1st January


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3DH, England

Phone number

0121 303 1966



Click here to visit Birmingham Museum and Gallery's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Birmingham Museum and Gallery has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Birmingham Museum and Gallery is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Birmingham Museum and Gallery have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

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