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Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Curzon Street | Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
+44 121 202 2222
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We visited here today with my 4 and 5 year old grandchildren. It was just fantastic. The children... read more

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chris n
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Best for kids!

I had it in my head that science museums were free, after visiting Manchester and London that are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lindsay C
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Chadderton, 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 explore everything from aircraft and steam engines to intestines and taste buds - and even emotional robots! Thinktank is like nothing you've ever seen before and will stimulate your mind whatever your age.
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Curzon Street | Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here today with my 4 and 5 year old grandchildren. It was just fantastic. The children discovered so much. We explained the more complicated areas but they loved it. There's an area about recycling, planes, cars bikes and trains. How they work and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had it in my head that science museums were free, after visiting Manchester and London that are, so I was surprised at the hefty entrance fee at Birmingham’s equivalent! The museum was great and we spent about 3 hours here, however the majority of...More

Thank Lindsay C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

And the younger kids at that. All a bit dated looking and thrown together. An interactive entertainment yes, not much else. Perhaps worth the walk to one of the other science based venues.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thinktank Science Museum in Birmingham located near Moor Street station at Millennium Point,consists of 4 floors and a small science garden. If you are planning to visit the planetarium that includes extra cost per show. There are 4 different shows starts at 11:30 am and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly interesting and very interactive for children, especially the area outside. Not so impressed with planetarium - more clouds than planets. At over £40 for a family not sure if value for money but perhaps I need to keep up with the times.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

so much to do & see. the kids can get interractive with all sorts of things. hours of fun & adults can get in on it & be kids again too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Think Tank for the first time following a recommendation from a contact at Birmingham City University! Brought the family and had a wonderful time. Top tip - ensure you also venture outside for more activities!

Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is basically three floors of ‘exhibitions’ that don’t really match each other and all seem a little bit odd together. You have to pay extra for the planetarium which even think tank admit needs updating. I think the whole place does, it looks...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As an avid fan of technology, I just had to visit this when in Birmingham. Overall I had a good time, and the planetarium and other shows were really enjoyable, but most of the things are geared really heavily towards children, so as an adult,...More

Thank Holger C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day - particularly the water table and role play section on level 2 - my sons 4 and 16m enjoyed that the most. I feel the other bits were a bit boring for them. They loved the Lego exhibition and creation and...More

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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
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