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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

3 Congreve Passage | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA, England
+44 121 348 8007
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Large museum

This museum and art gallery is in two buildings joined by a bridge. Loads to see and admire... read more

Reviewed today
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Good museum

Really good museum and art gallery in the centre of town. Didn't realise how big it was until we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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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 past. Highlights include the finest collection of Pre-Raphaelite art in the world and the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered - the Staffordshire Hoard. Don't miss the Birmingham History Galleries - packed with artefacts, local treasures and interactive displays that reveal captivating stories of Birmingham from the last 500 years.
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3 Congreve Passage | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DA, England
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+44 121 348 8007
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Reviewed today via mobile

This museum and art gallery is in two buildings joined by a bridge. Loads to see and admire. There’s a nice cafe included. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good museum and art gallery in the centre of town. Didn't realise how big it was until we went in. Great selection of rooms and artifacts to keep most people interested. Saw a painting called Blind girl which I remember from a book in...More

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed yesterday

The wonderful place in right in the heart of Birmingham city centre. The art galleries are full of stunning works. There arte seats for you to sit and stare at the brilliance of the artists. The museum is well laid out and easy to navigate....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not usually a great fan of museums but thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. It still feels like a museum but the curators have done a good job to make it interesting. I was fascinated by everything from the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not been for years but will go back soon. Truly excellent but huge, the top floor history of Brum is superb but keep walking right to end ! Good WC's with excellent Edwardian tearooms/ cafe too

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely sightseeing day, cramming as much in as possible. Visited the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. A big place and interesting.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Always pass this place when I am in town but never thought to go in so during the Easter holidays myself and my 14 year old daughter paid a visit. It was free entrance so thought we will have a look round. Lots of stairs...More

Thank R-BIRMINGHAM
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do not recommend for the disabled or those with push chairs. There is a lot of stairs! But the actual contents of the museum; there is some great history and art in the ancient history rooms such as Egyptian mummies! However, the large Birmingham...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was truly surprised by this museum. It has a great variety of fabulous art as well as historic artefacts, and the tea room is always worth a stop. A great way to spend a rainy morning or afternoon.

Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting collection that (mostly) relects the wealth and power of Birmingham in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Few 'great' artworks, but much to see...

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joannebird49
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly there are lifts and ramps all round the place
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October 30, 2017|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
No display of natural history sort of display. May not be appealing to the younger mind but I notice there is a colourful corner leading to the cafeteria.
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