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Thinktank Science Museum

Millennium Point | Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
0121-2022222
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Ranked #32 of 200 Attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Owner description: Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum housed at Millennium Point in the heart of the city.  This exciting attraction... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

If you are of a certain age you will remember the old Science Museum in Birmingham. The old Museum was free and you have to pay to go in the Think Tank which has some of the exhibits from the old Museum, but to be honest, they are now much better displayed. There are plenty of buttons for the children... More

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Solihull, West Midlands
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I did not realised the extend to which this museum showcased!! I really wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was and both myself, hubby and my little boy who is 4 really enjoyed it - cant say much for my little girl as she is only 5 months but we all had a fab day. We used... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Love this museum and my children do to! The kid city on level two for children up to 10 is fantastic. There is so much to do and see! Was very busy on 26th august to the extent we were unable to go the planetarium due to congestion! Think they should introduce timed tickets for this at busy periods. It... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Fantastic! Really nice they allow entrance with tesco club card vouchers making it an affordable day out! Cafe great too food lovely (huge portions!) great place! Friendly staff and a credit to education and fun!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We've been here a few times and always enjoy the changing exhibits. Mostly we go for the planetarium which can't be beaten for any fancy 4D cinema for an imersive experience. I would advise avoiding the busier times of school holidays if you're not keen on being mowed down by other peoples inconsiderate children. For local people it offers a... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

What can I say. A lot to learn and interact with all the way through. Lots of variety throughout. Only care point the cafe on the bottom floor isn't the best and is quite pricey. But no more than you'd expect. Would highly recommend and would go back. On the whole good day. Good value for money.

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Wigton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Stopped here on way down South to break up the journey. Most things were probably best aimed towards kids aged 8 - 10 yrs old. Lots to see and do. Science garden was a big hit.

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leicestershire
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Money well spent booked on line before visit and saved some money.Plenty to see and do for the 6 & 8 year old grandchildren. Despite being the school holidays it was not overcrowded. The cafe was very reasonably priced and had plenty of choice. Lovely modern building.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Several of the buttons didn't work. Several of the levers had broken off. Planetarium was good but failed to show the rotation of the stars about the polar axis. For the UK ' second city the whole experience was disappointing; the best bits are from the old Birmingham Science Museum but even this is so small! Better to save up,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Plenty to do and see, kids (aged 3 and 5) loved every minute of it. Outside park was fantastic and the level 2 attractions are excellent. Tip, go after lunch, quieter and more space to interact with the hundreds of exhibits.

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