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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

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Address: | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
Phone Number: +44 121 348 8007
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fri 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: From Renaissance masterpieces and cutting edge contemporary art to...
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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Love is Enough

I recently visited Birmingham and was lucky enough to go to BMA which in itself a wonderful Art Gallery but they also had a special exhibition on called Love is Enough works by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I recently visited Birmingham and was lucky enough to go to BMA which in itself a wonderful Art Gallery but they also had a special exhibition on called Love is Enough works by William Morris and Andy Warhol. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I've been to many museums in London and it can get quite busy and overwhelming however this museum in Birmingham was beautiful, peaceful and interesting I learned a lot and can not wait to visit again

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fabulous Museum and Art Gallery. Visited really to see the increased Staffordshire Hoard display. It was quite an amazing exhibition. The written information was concise without being boring. The pieces found had been cleaned, pieced together and exhibited in a wonderful way. Having eaten in the lovely Victorian restaurant, where the food was super we visited the rest of the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Nice pictures are very colourful and drawing you in to the pictures and the childrens hospital owls.

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Well organized and large museum that shows you art from different centuries. It is incredibly diverse, you would find exhibitions from ancient Egypt to Ancient Rome to Victorian England. The museum is very spacious and well lit and ventilated. There's a cafe and a gift shop that has a souvenir for each bit of history the museum showcases. The museum... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There are some nice works here and the fact that the museum entry is free means no lines and no stress about seeing everything in one visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Local history and history from far away like so many city museums. This one is well presented and in a beautiful building with free admission with only charges for special displays.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Always something different to see a great free escape from the rain Beautiful cafe for afternoon tea

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the visit! Loved to look around the paintings and the exhibition in the museum! Enjoyed the visit to gift shop and there were some nice goods if you want to buy as souvenir or gift.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We went specifically to see the Staffordshire Hoard but got side tracked en route as so many other things to see too. Will go back at some point as we ran out of time, but well worth a visit

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Additional Information about Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Address: | Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
Phone Number: +44 121 348 8007
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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