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Address: Birmingham B3 3HQ, England
Phone Number: 44-121-693-6300
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Named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain, this...

Named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain, this lively and busy square features the Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery and other notable attractions.

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Redevelopment Square

Some lovely looking buildings with great architecure but square is undergoing some major refurbishment/redevelopment at the moment so not looking its best.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
Derby, United Kingdom
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Trento, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This square is vast and ideal for any event. We spent our lunch breaks here, between a visit to the BMAG and the Think Tank. Our students were excited to see people and carry out their interviews for their survey about the important historic facts of the city.

Thank Maria Chiara S
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Some lovely looking buildings with great architecure but square is undergoing some major refurbishment/redevelopment at the moment so not looking its best.

Thank johnhp702
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

I love Birmingham - and especially old Birmingham; the first of places my late Father used to talk about visiting when he was a boy. The civic heart of Birmingham always reminds me of him. Though the city is vibrant and dynamic, some things have remained a constant over the past 40 or do years and the Council House and... More 

Thank Kieran S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Outside the old Birmingham Library and Museum, Chamberlain Square id mostly used as a cut through to Broad Street and somewhere to sit and eat lunch or watch the world go by. Really comes in to its own during the events like the summer beach of the German Christmas Market.

Thank 679richardo
Bedworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Always something going on around the square. Great to stop for 5 minutes if you want a break from all the hussle and bustle of Birmingham.

Thank cheekymonkey72
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This square is located between the more well regarded Victoria Square and the Paradise Forum shopping precinct, through which you can access Centenary Square. Many people treat this square as a thoroughfare, but I recommend that you stop and take a look. The façades of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Birmingham Town Hall are quite beautiful and although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful little square. It's surrounded on all sides by good architecture, except for the Adrian boult hall. This concrete box is due for demolition. The Birmingham Central Library is on this square. Most people think this building is ugly but it's one of the best brutalist buildings in the country. English Heritage have tried to give it... More 

Thank KingsHeathan
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Chamberlain Square is the small square you walk through between Victoria and Centenary Squares in Birmingham city centre. It is a bit forgotten and is in desperate need of a redesign, which luckily it is getting in 2015. Bordering the square you have the Museum and Art Gallery, in a lovely Victorian building with the towering 'Big Brum' clocktower attached.... More 

Thank Jolyon67
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Walk through here so many times without really noticing it maybe when the old library is demolished there will be an improvement it has town hall on one side and museum on another two beautiful buildings and with the steps fountain and statue of Chamberlain could be made nicer I think

Thank 70ish
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very old looking but it does link Victoria Square and the shopping centre with centenary square and beyond. Quite nice to sit on the steps in the sun, but be careful of the pigeons.

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