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Address: Millennium Point | Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
Phone Number: 0121-2022222
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Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum housed at...

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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Great fun for kids

Went here as something different to do with my young boys. We went in after 3pm which meant it was free. They really enjoyed themselves couldn't have asked for more. Definitely a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Emma L
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here a last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very informative and great for the kids! Will come back!

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Thank sandra e
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went out for the day with my family with children under the age of the 10. What a lovely day out...so much to see. The children throughly enjoyed it and learnt so much. There is a cafe and the food is ok, overpriced though. There is a picnic area where you can take your own food, sit and enjoy...a better... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whether you are into animals, medicine, technology, engineering or space, you will find stuff to think about at this great attraction. According to my 8-year-old, the best bit is the science garden, though, where you can experiment with water, wind, gravity and lots more. We have spent hours and hours in there. My recommendation: get an annual pass, then you... More 

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Thank BhamMum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went here as something different to do with my young boys. We went in after 3pm which meant it was free. They really enjoyed themselves couldn't have asked for more. Definitely a place to make the brain work x

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Thank Emma L
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Birmingham used to have an excellent FREE museum full of excellent exhibits that were gifted to the people of Birmingham, including the City of Birmingham steam train. A few years ago the museum closed and the ThinkTank opened. Suddenly the people of Birmingham had to pay to see the things gifted to them! If this were not bad enough the... More 

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Thank Stuart M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having taken grandchildren here before, we know the place.. But this time the service to get in was very slow, the staff that were there kept apologising for the wait but there was not enough of them, quite a few of the interactive exhibits not working, dirty toilets, hand dryers not working, long long queue to get anything from the... More 

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Thank AvrC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I love visiting museums and we visited the think tank on his birthday. It was a weekday so was very quiet, other than odd school groups. We had a great day and learnt some interesting things. The cafe was a tad expensive, but it was expected with places like this.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting! There are several floors to it, entered via the Birmingham university. From antique bikes to modern day robots. And planaterium. Something for everyone. Even better if you can get a 2 for 1 voucher.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday in January with hubby and 4 year old. Got there around 10:30, didn't take long to get in at all. I really liked that they have not only a family of 4 entry but also a family of 3 and family of 5 (not enough places do this in my opinion). I cannot believe how much... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good overall experience for all ages. Not too big . Nice to spend a few hours on a rainy day . Good exhibits and explanations. Loved the space show

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