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Pen Museum

The Pen Museum & Learning Centre pen museum interior

The Pen Museum, situated in a former pen factory, a Grade II Listed Building, promotes through displays demonstrations and activities the fact that Birmingham was the centre of the world pen trade.

 

 


Detailed Information

Contacts:

Address:
The Pen Museum,
Unit 3, The Argent Centre,
60, Frederick Street,
Hockley,
Birmingham
B1 3HS.
Tel: 0121 236 9834.
Contact Person(s):Peter Rice (Secretary)


Museum Website


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Admission

  • Adult:            £5.00 / Gift Aid: £5.50*
    Concession:  £4.00 / Gift Aid: £4.40*
    Children under 16 go free.
    *Gift Aid admission prices include a 10% voluntary donation.

    Admission charges to special events may vary. Please check the website for details.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday – Saturday 11am to 4pm

    Sunday 1pm to 4pm

Facilities

  • Shop.
  • Toilets.

Services

  • Calligraphy, Creative Writing and Braille classes
  • History and Genealogy of the Jewellery Quarter
  • Talks
  • Group visits by arrangement

Disabled Visitors

  • Full wheelchair access.
  • Braille information

How to get there:

  • Train: From Birmingham Snow Hill to Jewellery Quarter Station, 1500 yards from station.
    Tram: From Birmingham City Centre to Jewellery Quarter Station, 1500 yards from station.
    Bus: 101 from City Centre stops outside the Pen Museum.

Parking

  • Cars: Pay-and-Display street parking
  • Coaches: Set down/pick-up at door.

Average Length of Visit

  • 1 hour.