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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

the 'Round' room at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Outstanding collection of pre-Raphaelite and other paintings, silverware, sculpture, metalwares, glass, ceramics, wooden objects, ethnographical, archaeological collections.


Discover the story of the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Hundreds of pieces from the Hoard, buried some 1,400 years ago, are on display showing the exquisite craftsmanship of the age. anglo saxon hoard exhibitanglo saxon hoard

Detailed Information


Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH.
Tel. 0121 348 8032

Contact Person(s): Reception


  • Free. Donations towards upkeep invited. (There may be an admission charge for some Gas Hall exhibitions)

Opening Hours

  • All year round:
  • Monday to Thursday and Saturday:, 10.0am-5.0pm.
  • Friday: 10.30am-5.0pm.
  • Sunday: 10.00am-5.0pm.
  • CLOSED 1 January, Good Friday and 24-26 December.


  • Shop.
  • Restaurant
  • Toilets.


  • Guided tours by arrangement.
  • Corporate events.
  • Private hire.

Disabled Visitors

  • Lifts. Good disabled access to all areas.

How to get there:

  • Train: trains to Birmingham city centre (New Street or Snow Hill stations).
  • Bus: all buses to Birmingham city centre.
  • Car/coach: all routes to Birmingham city centre (nb: the Museum and Art Gallery is in a pedestrianised area, nearest coach dropping-off point: Great Charles Street entrance).
  • NB. As Birmingham City is undergoing major developments, please check google maps for updated information as roads change frequently.


  • Cars: city centre car parks (nearest one is Cambridge Street).

also part of the Museum and Art Gallery:

  • The Gas Hall Exhibition Gallery
  • Postal address as for the Museum and Art Gallery.
  • Entrance in Edmund Street.
  • Changing programme of temporary major exhibitions.