Our collections

The University of Birmingham’s Research and Cultural Collections is a cornucopia of extraordinary artefacts, including treasures such as West African masks, Pop Art prints, celestial globes, 19C medical waxes and historic scientific instruments.

Archaeology Collection

Approximately 2000 examples of Greek, Mycenean, Roman and Egyptian pottery, funerary, domestic and religious objects

Medical and Dental Collection

Contains historical objects reflecting the development of particular specialties, including anatomy, ophthalmology and dentistry