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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH, England
44 0121 303 2834
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Ranked #11 of 199 attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: Since 1886, this museum and gallery contains large collections of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, as well as paintings by many other Victorian artists whose... more » Owner description: Since 1886, this museum and gallery contains large collections of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, as well as paintings by many other Victorian artists whose works are hard to find in metropolitan areas. « less
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is certainly worth visiting. It houses an extensive selection of paintings and some sculptures. When I visit it is primarily to see the Pre-Raphaelite paintings which I love, I can spend hours gazing at them!

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

first class ,plenty to see in all the different rooms in this museum and free entry to,plenty of world glass paintings,we found the rooms containing the history of Birmingham was very interesting.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Excellent attraction. Love the Pre-Raphaelite collection and the Home Away From Home exhibit. The gift shop is a bonus as is the restaurant. All-in-all, a wonderful experience and a great day out.

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Ewing, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I bring every of my visitors here. The top floor is the best part of it, it is very modern and interactive, and even children would enjoy it. Although for the archaic art lovers, inn the first floor they have a wide range of arts from all different worlds and eras. All in all if you live in Birmngham and... More

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London England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There's an interesting range of exhibits including photography from the Middle East and the Staffordshire Horde.

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Have been many times, there's always something new to see and old favourites to resee. Pictures, statues, jewellery, many forms of art ancient and modern.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Marvellous Machines is an exhibition of Rowland Emett's (the creator of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang machines) work running until the 21st September 2014 in the Gas Hall which is part of BMAG. His machinery is wonderful, spot the different household items which make them up. There are also on display his sketches and illustrations. There is a film which details... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I grew up visiting the Museum every weekend....they have so many exhibits which change fairly often......I love it and we take the Grandchildren every 3/4 weeks. plenty to educate and a muse.............lovely tea rooms and cake. Walk in ....walk round....have tea and cake.....walk out.....proud of the joint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went in to escape the heat ( free entrance for museum and art gallery but £5 for the exhibition) and my little girl love it. The exhibition is on until 21 September 2014. It display some of the greatest machines created by the creator of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Also a lots of wonderful Comics by Emett. We started... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

So much on display 1 can easily mix and match or come back 4 more another day. Many pieces stick out e.g. In the ME exhibition Yemeni fisherman, the Palestinian in paper but also loved th exhibitions that get to Brums heart....both the arts, crafts movement , pen nibs , and the Mirpur memories of first gen. Immigrants...I had been... More

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