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Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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worth a visit

This can be expensive unless you manage to get an offer online. It is very good for chioldren the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
helen c
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Science Garden amazing!

We have been to the thinktank a couple of times with our daughter who is now 4, she absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum housed at Millennium Point in the heart of the city. This exciting attraction offers ten galleries of historical artefacts, modern interactives and fantastic futuristic facts. You can...more
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Curzon Street | Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
+44 121 202 2222
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Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to love it here, which might be why we were disappointed. Admission was more than we would have liked but does include the garden outside. We will visit again when our daughter is older as there is so much information to be gained...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited here last week with my partner and our three children aged, almost 4, almost 2 and 10 months. For a museum I houghg the prices were very expensive and although I really enjoyed it, I wouldn't go again unless there was an offer...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit with 2 kids 8 and 11. It's very expensive at over £40 and was very unhappy to find you had to pay extra to go in planetarium. First floor when you walk in is great and you think you are going to...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is pretty good but I have to be honest it’s expensive for what you get and my daughter was bored after an hour... Would not recommend and there are better things to do in Birmingham,

Thank toni2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

This can be expensive unless you manage to get an offer online. It is very good for chioldren the little ones love playing in the interactive water disply and the pretend roads, kitchen and doctors etc. Make sure you visit the planetarium, lots of fun....More

Thank helen c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 2nd visit to ThinkTank and twice I've been disappointed. It's £13.50 each to get in, and for this price you'd be expecting everything to be working. Yet exhibit after exhibit was out of order, or faulty, or worn out. After a while...More

Thank Beenleigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the thinktank a couple of times with our daughter who is now 4, she absolutely loves the science garden outside and has talked incessantly of it since a trip 6 months ago. We visited today and it really was fabulous fun...More

Thank 70MrsS70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Thinktank today. Many of the exhibits were labelled as Out of Order. Many more were also not working. For may of the exhibits it was not clear what you had to do, or even if it worked how the experiment related the thing...More

1  Thank 20Philippa71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place with my 7 year old yesterday I was looking forward to a day out with my son but this place didn't meet my expectations. Many of the exhibitions were faulty or out of use. It was a little out of sink...More

1  Thank xxxWestMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

should have allowed longer to spend here, we only had 2 hours and I would say that wasn't long enough! plenty to do and a huge children's role play area for the little ones, as well as outside areas and lots of interesting things to...More

Thank Rachel C
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Response from Marian M | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Sarah J | Reviewed this property |
We took our nearly 3 year old and personally I felt we missed out on a lot of the museum. We went at a busy time so weren't really able to get on anything in the area for younger children. There was enough to look at to fill... More
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Response from SteveS1970 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on their interest level. There is a floor of industrial engineering which you could skim or skip. I don't think this is long enough but that shouldn't put you off going, you could always go back if they... More