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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

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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...more
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3 Congreve Passage | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA, England
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All reviews staffordshire hoard edwardian tea room pre raphaelite anglo saxon gas hall edwardian tearoom on display free entry interesting exhibits beautiful building worth a visit burne jones local history few hours couple of hours rainy day great place to visit
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely free activity for an afternoon in the city centre. Huge display of artwork and a very good interactive section on Birmingham history! The edwardian tea rooms are lovely if a little steeply priced but most of the proceeds go towards keeping the museum free....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went during half term with a 7 and 11 year old, they enjoyed the themes of the exhibitions and the activities that were put on for the kids. They also enjoyed the very tasty cake in the Edwardian Tea Rooms!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jimmy910
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on Sunday to the museum it opened at 10am we went straight to the exhibition and then looked around the rest of the museum. very well controlled que to get in you was counted in and out so there was not a crowd....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Missey2
Reviewed 4 days ago

In Birmingham for the weekend and after a late brunch on Saturday thought we'd wander around the New Street shopping centre and perhaps give HMV some financial support. The place was heaving and after queuing just to reach an escalator we decided to leave and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s the place to be for Art Lovers. Lots of things to see and great gallery Can easily spend some hours there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NeelxD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Properly busy today as it was half term. Lots of interactive displays for the kids. Thought the sweet to sour emoji exhibition was rather odd. Loved the Leonardo da Vinci room and seeing the Staffordshire Hoard.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the museum and art gallery again this week, this time to see the Da Vinci exhibition. My teenage girls always enjoy the trip, we see the new things on show, but always have time to revisit their favourites.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MJLS132
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I returned to this beautiful museum again Saturday to see the Da Vinci exhibition, we had to queue but it was well worth it. An excellent selection of drawings well set out and I would recommend you visit while the exhibition is there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 70ish
Reviewed 4 days ago

This really is an incredible museum and Art Gallery and far exceeded our expectations. To do it justice you need a whole day to view much of what it has to offer. We were also delighted to be able to visit the Leonardo da Vinci...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Petert K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a nice morning at the museum visiting the exhibitions, including part of the royal Leonardo da Vinci collection. Grown ups enthralled, kids slightly less so, but free and great for a couple of hours

Date of experience: February 2019
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HannahGrummett
1 January 2019|
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Response from Nicholas H | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s ok to take photos, or at least I got away with taking about 35 without being told off! But there’ll be the usual rule about not using flash, although the lighting is pretty good so you shouldn’t need to.
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marshall19_10
9 July 2018|
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Response from BILLYVILLAN | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of car parks quite close, the nearest is the multi storey on Cambridge Street, less than 5 minutes walk away. It is quite expensive during the day. We use the train as it's cheaper.
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