1. West Midlands
  2. West Midlands
  3. Birmingham

Attraction Information

Home to ‘one of the finest small art galleries in Europe’, and a concert hall with ‘perfect acoustics, comfort, and rest for the eye’, the Barber Institute is as unique as it is uplifting - a haven of tranquility on a bustling university campus in a major metropolis.
Parking/Public Transport
The Barber is on the campus of the University of Birmingham, which is served by its own railway station, University station, two stops from Birmingham New Street, and close to bus routes 1A, 61, 63, X20, X21 and X22. Parking (payable) is available every day at the University of Birmingham’s multi-storey (no lift) Northeast Car Park at Pritchatts Road. Parking charges start from £2.50.

Visitors may park for free on campus on Saturdays and Sundays only. Blue Badge holders can park on campus every day and in any available space providing the Blue Badge is clearly displayed. There are parking bays in front of the Barber, but these cannot be pre-booked.
Suggested Time
half a day
Ticket Options
No tickets needed
Other Info
and admission is free.

Our permanent collection, exhibitions and displays are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm – but please check the website before your visit in case of any last-minute changes.


Please be aware that the Barber is regularly used by a variety of users, including student and school groups, and you may be required to share the space with them on your visit.

Whether you’re exploring new places on your doorstep or are a familiar face, we’re delighted to welcome you to our beautiful collection.
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Opening Times

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00

Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00

Friday: 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00

Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

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Pricing & Tickets

Free

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FAQs

Yes, there is parking onsite and nearby.

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Contact Details

University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TS, UK
birmingham
West Midlands
B15 2TS
England

Tel: 0121 414 7333

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