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Address: Birmingham B3 3HQ, England
Phone Number: 44-121-693-6300
Description: 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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Birmingham
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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113 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
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

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
52 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Worcester, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

... compared to it's close neighbours, but well worth a couple of still moments to view the architecture on offer on a couple of it's sides (in particular the magnificent B. C. Museum and Art Gallery frontage) and to admire the Memorial Fountain.

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Nether Whitacre, United Kingdom
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205 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We visited here as the German Christmas Markets are here again. The place as you can imagine was packed. It was standing room only and trying to move though the crowds was near impossible. Most of the people there were rude and drunk and just barging into everyone and refusing to let people get past. There were families there with... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

A square attached to Victoria Square that really offers nothing to stop and look at, you end up passing through it and paying no attention to it.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is a very popular place where locals hang out. Near to the hustle and bustle of the A38, but a lovely link between the city centre and Centenary Square

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UK
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93 reviews 93 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

was walking from one business meeting to another and had opportunity to walk through Birmingham city centre. Thoughts that the place was looking a lot cleaner and in particular Chamberlain Square was really smart. I am sure that visitors to the city will have become increasingly impressed with what the city has been doing - well done, good for business,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Museum, Town Hall and prone statue on the steps are all first class to see. However, the unappealling backdrop of Centrlal library and shopping area bring this down and the fountain looks a bit unloved.

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