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Address: Millennium Point | Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
Phone Number: 0121-2022222
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Description: Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum housed...
Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum housed at Millennium Point in the heart of the city.  This exciting attraction offers ten galleries of historical artefacts, modern interactives and fantastic futuristic facts. You can explore everything from aircraft and steam engines to intestines and taste buds - and even emotional robots!  Thinktank is like nothing you've ever seen before and will stimulate your mind whatever your age.
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Family day out!

Excellent day out for children of all ages, don't miss out on the planetarium, definitely a highlight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Great parking just across the road. Children loved it even though the outdoor play area was closed the day we went. Lots of interactive things to do and suitable from 5 years upwards. Good catering facilities and staff on hand to provide information.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent day out for children of all ages, don't miss out on the planetarium, definitely a highlight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Took my 6 year old and was disappointed to have to leave at 3.30, even though we arrived first thing it wasn't enough time as there was still a few hours left in the place! Really does fill a day and great value at 25£ for a family of three. loads to do for kids of all ages, loads of... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Our family of 4 (2 young children) visited on a rainy and very busy Bank Holiday Monday. Everyone had the same idea as us as we were waiting in the queue for 1 hour 15 minutes. It was very much worth the wait. Thinktank is set over 4 levels as well as an outside area. The planetarium is on the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I took my goddaughter here one Saturday afternoon. She is more into the natural world but still enjoyed the visit, although I thought the place somewhat uninspiring. The museum has a lot of rather basic "interactive" exhibits, that is, "pull this", "push that" etc which is OK to a certain extent for young kids but not very engaging for anyone... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We, along with the rest of Birmingham, headed to Thinktank one rainy Friday in August. After a 45 minute queue to pay (with Tesco vouchers) we headed to an overcrowded, overpriced and grim food cafe. However after that, everything was excellent. All areas of the museum have highly engaging activities for my under 5s but as a teacher of juniors,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Having been to the Manchester Museum Of Science I was expecting something very similar given how much the Think Tank is promoted in the region. I left hugely disappointed. Manchester MOS is a fantastic museum for adults, families and children. The Thinktank is most definitely a children's museum - and seemingly a great one for families! For families going, definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Loads of interactive exhibits, the Science Garden was particular fun so try to go on a dry day. It is a bit tired but the staff had some simple pop-up activities that had my girls enthralled for 20 minutes. The layout is confusing and it is difficult to find the entrance. All round better sign posting would help. Despite arriving... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great place, got there just at right time. You don't realise but you do a lot of walking, so be prepared! Planatarium recommend for extra £1 , just turn up 10 mins before your time because you'll miss your slot otherwise. Luckily they managed to put us on another.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

my 12 year old wasn't too impressed to be going to a science museum and learning during his summer holiday .. Once we got round I think he was kind of won over.. its a great place for children who love science and like learning .. my 9 year old loved it and my 18 month old loved the water... More 

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