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Museums & Art Galleries Birmingham

Museums and Art Galleries in or near Birmingham, such as Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Barber Institute of Fine Arts are listed below.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham 0.2 miles away

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a grade II listed building in the heart of the city, its status as one of Britain’s most important museums underlined by its prominent position. Opened in 1885 and now with more than 40 galleries for... more

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham 2.4 miles away

The phrase hidden gem must surely apply to the Barber Institute of Fine Art in leafy Edgebaston, a few miles from Birmingham city centre. An Art Deco delight of a building, inside the architectural style continues with furniture from the period. And... more

Sarehole Mill

Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham 3.6 miles away

Principally known for its association with JRR Tolkien who used it as his inspiration for the Shire in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Sarehole Mill in Birmingham is one of only two working watermills in the city. Dating back to 1750, Sarehole now... more

National Motorcycle Museum

National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Solihull, West Midlands

Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull 8.4 miles away

The National Motorcycle Museum is the largest motorcycle museum in the world, housing a breathtaking collection of over 700 British motorcycles dating from 1898, each painstakingly restored to its original specification. It is a tribute to this once... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton 12.1 miles away

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Ancient High House

Ancient High House, Greengate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire

Greengate Street, Stafford 24.3 miles away

England's largest timber-framed townhouse, the Ancient High House in Stafford, contains 400 years of local history to discover. As you step inside you'll be drawn into a journey through the Elizabethan era through the Civil War years and up to the... more

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney 25.8 miles away

Compton Verney offers a unique Art Gallery experience. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam Mansion set in 120 acres of ´Capability´ Brown landscaped parkland, it houses art from around the world. Six permanent collections include: paintings from... more

Heritage Motor Centre

Heritage Motor Centre, Banbury Road, Warwick, Warwickshire

Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick 26.7 miles away

Fun for all the family. The Heritage Motor Centre houses informative and interactive exhibitions charting the history of British motoring from the 1890s to present day. Walk the 'Time Road' and discover how motoring and family life has changed... more

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, Telford 27.3 miles away

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are a series of ten amazing museums located in the beautiful Ironbridge gorge. The seperate museums are: Blists Hill Victorian Town, Broseley Pipeworks, Coalport China Museum, Darby Houses, Enginuity, Jackfield Tile... more

Izaak Walton's Cottage

Izaak Walton's Cottage, Worston Lane, Stone, Staffordshire

Worston Lane, Shallowford, Stone 28.8 miles away

Izaak Walton, the celebrated author of `The Compleat Angler´ once owned this charming 16th century thatched half-timbered cottage. Inside the Angling Museum there is variety of fishing collections on display, showing the quality of the craftmanship... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby 32.7 miles away

Mad about Formula One? Get thee to the Donington Grand Prix Collection in Derbyshire where you can see the world’s largest collection of Grand Prix cars – there are a whopping 130 vehicles glistening and sparkling across four halls. Take in almost a... more

Pickford's House

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire

41 Friar Gate, Derby 35.3 miles away

A fine Georgian town house built in 1770 by local architect, Joseph Pickford, as his home. Displays include period rooms circa 1800, historic costume and an 18th century style garden.... more

Charnwood Museum

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough 35.3 miles away

There’s something very satisfying about visiting one of the many small museums in the UK, where you can get to grips with the message and feel you’ve learnt something about the area rather than being bamboozled by hundreds of exhibits. Charnwood... more

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire

The Strand, Derby 35.3 miles away

From retrospectives on Lowry to critiquing local scriptwriters’ work, it’s all going on at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. The museum, in the heart of the city, is home to some major national and international collections. Find out about the... more

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent 36.4 miles away

Stoke on Trent has become synonymous with pottery and the Gladstone Pottery Museum tells the tale of this part of England and its artistic pedigree. This is the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country and it has been beautifully... more

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Wenlock Lodge, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton 38.3 miles away

Open from the end of March to the beginning of November, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm in Shropshire was created in a bid to keep alive the farming practices of the 19th century. Learn how the farming day unfolded, around the farmyard (you’ll... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent 39.3 miles away

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the home of the world´s finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, including the National Minton Collection. Discover the story of Stoke-on-Trent´s people, products and landscapes through imaginative displays... more

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection, The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water 41.6 miles away

Sitting in possibly one of the prettiest villages in England – Bourton-on-the-Water – The Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection is stuffed to the gills with every conceivable type of car both life-size and toy-size. Wander through the museum’s... more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton, Nottingham 43.4 miles away

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum stands on a natural hill 3 miles west of Nottingham City centre. This sensational Elizabethan house was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588 and set in a scenic 500 acre historic park. Inside,... more

The Gloucester Folk Museum

The Gloucester Folk Museum, 99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester 44.9 miles away

Set over three floors of a beautiful Tudor and Jacobean timber-framed building, the Gloucester City and Folk Museum will draw you into some of England’s most fascinating periods of history. Wind your way through this atmospheric space and admire the... more

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Nottingham 45.1 miles away

Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and... more

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Brunswick Road, Gloucester 45.1 miles away

Bring one of England’s most historical cities to life at the Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, a recipient of heritage lottery funding, which now boasts a new lease of life and exciting interactive visitor experience. Home to some of the most... more

The Old House

The Old House, High Town, Hereford, Herefordshire

High Town, Hereford 45.2 miles away

The Old House, built in 1621, is an excellent example of a timber-framed building. Furnished in period style it gives an insight into daily life in Jacobean times.... more

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery, Broad Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

Broad Street, Hereford 45.3 miles away

To get a grasp of the local history and heritage of Hereford, a trip to Hereford Museum & Art Gallery should be your first stop. Housed in a beautiful Victorian gothic building, it’s crammed with unique artefacts and fine and decorative art that have... more

Old Chapel Gallery

Old Chapel Gallery, East Street, Pembridge, Herefordshire

East Street, Pembridge 45.5 miles away

Old Chapel Gallery is situated in a key position on the popular black and white tourist trail in the heart of rural North Herefordshire. Established by Yasmin Strube in 1989 in the setting of a fine Victoria Chapel, the Gallery has gone from strength... more

Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland

Catmose Street, Oakham 51.0 miles away

Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England´s smallest county. The `Welcome to Rutland´ display is a brief guide to the history of Rutland and compliments displays of local archaeology, history and an extensive rural life collection.... more

Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Park Street, Cirencester 52.8 miles away

Discover the treasures of the Cotswolds at the award-winning Corinium Museum. Cirencester was Roman Britain second largest city and at Corinium Museum you can experience life as a Roman; marvel at the stunning mosaics, enjoy the sights and smells of... more

MK Gallery

MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes 56.9 miles away

Thought Milton Keynes was famous only for its concrete cows? Then perhaps you should head for the MK Gallery, a fascinating art space that dissects the experience and living in the city through a series of exhibitions, talks and events. The gallery... more

Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire

Styal, Wilmslow 61.5 miles away

The Georgian working water powered cotton mill still spins and weaves cotton to be sold. There are demonstrations of a spinning jenny and mule in action, alongside the most powerful working waterwheel in Europe, and one of the earliest steam-powered... more

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire

Kemble Drive, Swindon 63.5 miles away

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is located in a beautifully restored railway building where seven generations of men and women built the great locomotives. STEAM tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on... more

Newark Air Museum

Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark 63.9 miles away

The Newark Air Museum is open every day (except Christmas and New Year) with half the aircraft and cockpit sections displayed under cover, along with artefact and engine displays agreat day out no matter what the weather. Currently there are 74... more

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park, Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Western Bank, Sheffield 64.6 miles away

Set within 1,000 acres of parkland, Weston Park, part of the Sheffield Museums group, beautifully explains the history of the city from pre-historic times to the present day. Collections cover a wide landscape of topics and range from an exhibition... more

Stockport Art Gallery

Stockport Art Gallery, Wellington Road, Stockport, Cheshire

Wellington Road, Stockport 64.8 miles away

Stockport Art Gallery houses a permanent display of Stockport's fine art collection. There is also an extensive programme of exhibitions and events.... more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Surrey Street, Sheffield 64.8 miles away

Tucked away above Sheffield’s Central Library sits the city’s Graves Gallery, an oasis of calm just yards from the tumult of the city centre traffic featuring Sheffield’s visual art collection. If you’ve visited this cool, tranquil space before you... more

The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Castle Lane, Bedford 64.8 miles away

Sitting in the pleasant castle quarter of Bedford on the north side of the Ouse, The Higgins Art Gallery and Museum reopened after extensive work in the summer of June 2013 to combine the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery.... more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Arundel Gate, Sheffield 64.9 miles away

Featuring fabulous art, design and craft in the heart of Sheffield, the Millennium Gallery showcases the city’s unique heritage, including the metalwork for which the city is so renowned. Subject matter is as varied as work from a modern soundscape... more

Hat Works Museum

Hat Works Museum, Wellington Road South, Stockport, Greater Manchester

Wellington Road South, Stockport 65.1 miles away

If you have ever wondered where the phrase mad as a hatter comes from then get yourself down to the Hat Works Museum in Stockport, a delightful little attraction that traces the history of this industry and its links with the town. This is the only... more

Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Park Museum, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Clifton Lane, Rotherham 69.6 miles away

A great stop if you want to learn more about the local history of the area, Clifton Park Museum, a lovely building established in 1783, provides hands-on exhibits and fascinating stories about how the people of Rotherham and around used to live.... more

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Manchester 69.9 miles away

Manchester United is the world´s most famous football club and the award winning Museum at Old Trafford hosts over 230,000 visitors annually. The Museum tracks the history of the Club from humble beginnings in 1878, showcases the silverware collected... more

Ordsall Hall

Ordsall Hall, 322 Ordsall Lane, Salford, Lancashire

322 Ordsall Lane, Ordsall, Salford 70.2 miles away

Ordsall Hall - Salford's Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house - was first recorded in 1177. Since then, it has been home to medieval gentry, Tudor nobility, Catholics loyal to the crown, butchers, farmers, an Earl, an artist, priests, scout troops, mill... more

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Mosley Street, Manchester 70.5 miles away

Manchester Art Gallery houses the city´s magnificent art collection. An oustanding Pre-Raphaelite collection and Gallery of Craft and Design, hosting a lively programme of exhibitions and events in stunning Victorian and contemporary surroundings.... more

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford, Greater Manchester

Peel Park, The Crescent, Salford 71.2 miles away

Salford Museum and Art Gallery, a classic red brick Victorian edifice, began life as the UK’s first free library and this proud heritage of showcasing art to all continues to this day. Check out the work of local artists and photographers in the ever... more

Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade 71.5 miles away

The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with eight hangars. These hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coachroom, and the remainder house the world famous... more

Alexander Keiller Museum

Alexander Keiller Museum, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire

High Street, Avebury 72.7 miles away

If the name Keiller rings a bell with you, you might have seen it this morning at the breakfast table. Alexander Keiller came from the family famous for manufacturing marmalade (he was known as the marmalade millionaire) but the Alexander Keiller... more

Wardown Park Museum

Wardown Park Museum, Old Bedford Road, Luton, Bedfordshire

Old Bedford Road, Luton 74.2 miles away

Situated in beautiful Wardown Park.At the Wardown Park Museum you can explore the development of Luton from pre-history to the present day. Highlights include the Luton Life Gallery, the nationally important Lace Collection and the Bedfordshire and... more

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire

Stockwood Park, London Road, Luton 75.3 miles away

The Stockwood Discovery Centre - With interactive display, variety of gardens, children play area, bee gallery and much more, it is a wonderful visitor attraction and museum. Collection highlights include the internationally famous Wenlok Jug, the... more

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, Merseyside

Port Sunlight Village, Lower Road, Wirral 76.2 miles away

Businessman, philanthropist and art lover William Hesketh Lever is the reason the Lady Lever Art Gallery on the Wirral exists. The founder of the Lever Brothers soap empire, he became a very rich man and spent some of his fortune on collecting art... more

Cannon Hall Museum, Park & Gardens

Cannon Hall Museum, Park & Gardens, Bark House Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley 76.5 miles away

Cannon Hall Museum, first opened as a museum in 1957 and is now home to `Charge´, the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary´s Own). With fine collections of furniture, glassware, colourful pottery all displayed in period... more

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Churchgate, Spalding 76.5 miles away

Ayscoughfee museum in Spalding is set in a Grade I medieval hall, the home of a wool merchant, dating back to the 1400s. The hall is always busy, whether hosting a concert, a play or show, a craft session or an art exhibition and has a busy... more

Royal West of England Academy

Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Bristol

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol 76.7 miles away

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 150 years and possesses an outstanding Grade II* listed building, galleries and permanent... more

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