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Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

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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
+44 121 348 8000
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Reviewed yesterday

I thought most of the items on display were for kids. The only area I found interesting was the exhibition of machines on the ground floor. But then that is just the engineer in me :-)

Thank lonelytrotter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited today with hubby. No kids. Planetarium was good but glad the lights were low because I probably wouldn't have sat on the chairs going off what the rest of the place is like. Some of the exhibitions are ok but alot are broken or...More

Thank BikerNurse75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Children's curiosities satisfied. They learnt a lot about the human senses, science in general. Would recommend families visit.

Thank Mohammed Khaled A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Thinktank after hearing good reviews from others over the years. It was the answer to a miserable rainy day. After being charged 40 odd pound to access on a Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) we were then invited to pay more...More

Thank DayTrip630014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited think tank with my wife and 2 children on Thursday. After paying over £40 to enter we were immediately met with exhibits that were either not working or had parts missing. We lasted visited thinktank approx 3yrs ago and then exhibits were starting...More

1  Thank DeanC779
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although some stuff didn’t work( me knit picking) it was very entertaining and the kids loved it.This place has great potential if everything worked, staff very helpful and smiling which you don’t see in many places

Thank Relax52774754602
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thinktank is an excellent day out. Hands on activities for adults and children. Certificates given to children for taking part, supervising adults giving informative information and explaining activities well, encouraging all to take part. Café facilities very reasonably priced, also there is a picnic...More

Thank thomasland2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a fun evening. It was 6-9pm. Went with a baby, 5yr old and 9yr old. My 2 eldest were so excited that they were visiting at night time. Wasn't very, which was good. You could go round the museum if you wanted. They...More

2  Thank Katie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very little working, poor customer service, no cards left for kids to stamp, no one advised you need to buy additional planetarium tickets in advance so ended up missing the screening! All in all most definitely not worth the 3hr round trip and would certainly...More

1  Thank Cambray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At least 25% of the activities were broken or off for other reason ( no water in the garden exhibits and 3 inside) some general maintenance is required The guide who was chatting around the cars was excellent and gave me an insight inrto the...More

1  Thank Mark E
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24 February 2018|
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Response from Marian M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take photos.
Laura O
8 November 2017|
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Response from N2673TKsarahj | 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
7 November 2017|
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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
28 September 2017|
Response from Greek-Buddha07 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Not sure as we took an uber there from our hotel and it was a 15 minute brisk walk back to the Bullring if that helps.
samantha r
19 September 2017|
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Response from Suziekosta | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely it is an amazing place