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Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Curzon Street | Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
+44 121 202 2222
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Two years ago I visited with my daughter and today I visited with my son and was extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TouringBlueBird
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Warwick, United Kingdom
Sounds great but a bit disappointing..........

Great idea and set off with kids to enjoy the interactive science exhibition. Lots to see and well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_EmmanAy_x
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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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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Curzon Street | Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years ago I visited with my daughter and today I visited with my son and was extremely disappointed to be still saying "oh it's broken, lets find something else...hmm that's broken too". Overall my son enjoyed it especially the science garden, robotic items and...More

1  Thank TouringBlueBird
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great idea and set off with kids to enjoy the interactive science exhibition. Lots to see and well laid out with plenty of interesting subjects to explore. Disappointing that many of the interactive displays near the entrance were broken, which didn't make the best start....More

Thank _EmmanAy_x
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought it was generally great, Grace absolutely loved the kids town area and sat still all through the whole 25 minutes of the planetarium; which was incredible and well worth 3 times the £1.50 we paid each. However, there were quite a few items broken...More

1  Thank Simon B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it here and so do my children. We’ve been a few times over the years and it never fails to impress. Very educational, fun, interesting, loads to do, loads to do, nice cafe, nice staff and it’s a good day out for everyone.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though I'm sure places like Thinktank have a role in C21st, it isn't a patch on the original Museum of Science and Industry in Newhall St. One of the best collections of firearms in the world (as is appropriate for Birmingham) -- what happened to...More

3  Thank Dr_Bob1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, couldn’t find this place (unable to call it a museum). There are no road signs and it was shown in the wrong place on the tourist map given to us by our hotel!! Even 3 or 4 locals couldn’t direct us correctly. Just to...More

2  Thank Phil B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back from a visit to the museum today. Unfortunately we were very underwhelmed. We took our daughter who is almost 10 and she found the interactive exhibits very young and simplistic. Unfortunately there were a lot of exhibits that weren’t working and I think maintenance...More

1  Thank tjwood2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£23 for me and my 5 year old daughter to get in. Place was tired and pretty boring. A lot of the exhibits were either faulty or not working. A further £3 to see the planetarium. Save your money. Visit the musuem and art gallery...More

1  Thank Raymondbowon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with 2 children (pre-school & KS2 age) in the school holidays and they loved it – especially all the interactive areas inside and outside. We arrived by train from Stratford Parkway shortly after opening time, so benefited from the “buy 1 get 1 free”...More

Thank Mrs Lucy G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Think Tank today. The first thing that disappointed me was the cost of entry, £13.50 then an extra £1.50 if you wish to visit the planetarium. They make a point of mentioning that there are no concessions for over 60’s The next thing...More

1  Thank adrum17
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Response from Sarah J | Reviewed this property |
We took our nearly 3 year old and personally I felt we missed out on a lot of the museum. We went at a busy time so weren't really able to get on anything in the area for younger children. There was enough to look at to fill... More
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Response from SteveS1970 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on their interest level. There is a floor of industrial engineering which you could skim or skip. I don't think this is long enough but that shouldn't put you off going, you could always go back if they... More
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