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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web
Part of the largest independent museum trust in the UK, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery holds an astounding collection of fine art, ceramics, metalwork, and archaeological artifacts. Admission to the museum's permanent collection is free, but major exhibits in Gas Hall may charge a fee. In the museum portion of the 19th-century building, you'll see artifacts relating to the history of industry, as well as images of Buddha and exhibits on local history. The notable art collection in the gallery houses works from the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the most extensive collection of Edward Burne-Jones, a celebrated British artist and designer of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, in the world. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and many more Birmingham attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Birmingham trip itinerary builder.
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  • One of many visits but not as satisfactory as normal due to the amount of displays removed due to the adjacent building work 
  • Free, interesting and educational museum set in beautiful building, and well worth a few hours of anyone's time. Special mention though should go to the tea rooms where value, ambience, quality and se...  read more »
  • A FREE museum? Any good? Excellent! We spent some free time before heading to the airport in Birmingham center and found this museum... free entry... and were enchanted. The exhibit on the history of ...  read more »
  • Great art in numerous galleries. Frequent guest exhibitions are well thought out. Free entry but donations are welcome. Impressive tea rooms with good food. Gift shop with many art related items and, unusually, items you may actually want to give as gifts.
  • Free entry to such a beautiful artistic and ancient place is a pleasant surprise. One day is definitely not enough to admire the beautiful and mesmerizing paintings and artifacts in this well maintained museum. There are special story tellers for kids, unfortunately my kid was too tired to walk around, so we missed watching a lot but will definitely come back to experience the magic of the marvelous paintings.
  • The Staffordshire Hoard is displayed here, its a brilliantly well presented show with interesting background information. In addition there are other collections of art on view for free.
  • I go here with my fianacee all the time . It is one of her favourite places in town to visit . These are here very own words to describe it as stated below :- A beautiful art gallery that has some wonderful and inspiring paintings . I could sit there for hours upon ends just capturing the moment that the artist has created in their work. This is a place that any art fan should not miss when it comes to visiting Birmingham. Not only is the museum free entry ,with a small donation if you can afford it. however it is ideal for couples who just want a romantic date out , students who are studying art, or even families as they often have small classes where kids can get creative , * check website for term times and dates . The art gallery has a small shop included as well as a lovely coffee shop, which i believe has now had a transformation. over all this building is easy to get to within Birmingham. Just located at the very back of Birmingham council house. In the centre of Birmingham . Im brummie and im proud we have a fantastic art gallery xxxxxx
  • It's truely a great museum, I have been many times since I was very young and now bring my own children to the museum. Always have a great time, seems to be something new every visit.
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