Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and other Birmingham attractions using our handy Birmingham trip itinerary maker app.
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  • I know this museum well, having worked here in the 1990's. It's always inspired me with it's wonderful art collection and it's grand architecture. Unfortunately things have gone downhill. The main... 
    I know this museum well, having worked here in the 1990's. It's always inspired me with it's wonderful art collection and it's grand architecture. Unfortunately things have gone downhill. The main...  more »
  • Disappointing!! Bland,predictable & dead boring. Please put everything that was removed & stored away back into its rightful place. The recently hung contemporary works need burning. Sometimes it is....  more
    Disappointing!! Bland,predictable & dead boring. Please put everything that was removed & stored away back into its rightful place. The recently hung contemporary works need burning. Sometimes it is....  more »
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  • I always love to visit Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery when I can. It was half closed we were told by the staff who were very helpful when we needed some assistance. The exhibits were really good fun to go looking at, some wonderful pieces of work. It was a great way to spend an hour or so. The gift shop was great too!
  • Free entry Family friendly Wheelchair accessible Absolutely loved my visit to this massive museum. Housing collections from all over the world , the architecture itself is to die for. I simply walked in with no agenda and perused through the wall art, massive statues and the cinema room . I then spent some time in the Edwardian Tea Room and Cafe to soak in some old world charm.

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