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Address: Millennium Point | Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
Phone Number: 0121-2022222
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum...

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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Enjoyable morning with kids

Really great place to go if you have mixed ages. My kids range from 3 to 16 and all were amused here, particularly on level 2. With little one happily playing on the kids street... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Educational and lots of fun and interraction for the kids. Thoroughly enjoyable and the park out front is awesome fun, we had trouble dragging the kids away!

Thank Ade M
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really great place to go if you have mixed ages. My kids range from 3 to 16 and all were amused here, particularly on level 2. With little one happily playing on the kids street the older ones went off to take part in some of the experiments and all loved pressing buttons and the interactiveness of this museum. We... More 

Thank shanelle2
Hanbury, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Birmingham area's role in the Industrial Revolution is well portrayed in this interesting museum. The Smethwick Pumping Engine by James Watt (oldest operating steam engine in the world) is of special interest. The museum itself is not large, but they have put together a very worthwhile collection. One negative is that the museum closes at 4:30pm -- rather too... More 

Thank Edward B
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent the whole day here and there was still stuff left to do on a return visit. It's not a cheap day though so try to grab a special offer and take a packed lunch to save a few quid.

Thank Paul W
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213 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much here and although it has a child friendly feel to it there is still a lot for adults

Thank 679richardo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 10 year old grandaughter and 5 year old grandson for grandaughters birthday trip fabulous day out they loved every minute! We couldn' t go in the science garden due to weather but still has 5 hours of fun ! Had lunch there which was very reasonable and inexpensive car park . So much to see and do .... More 

Thank Jill L
Coventry, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is somewhere to 'occupy' the kids for a couple of hours. We went as a family group with a 4 year old, a 7 year old and an 8 year old. They dashed around knowing where there were buttons to push and things to turn but with no understanding as to why! And the answers weren't forthcoming from the... More 

Thank Janette G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant day out. Lots of exciting and entertaining and educational things to do for all ages. Great value for money too. Ample toilets and refreshments. Well worth a visit for experiences of the past present and future!! We had a great day!!!!!

Thank rachH73
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is brilliant with lots of interactive fun for all the family! Perfect for families, with plenty for all ages.

Thank Joanne G
Kington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn't at all what we expected there was something for everyone you could easily spend a full day browsing the whole place and the show is well worth the extra pound, plenty for the kids to see and do

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