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The Exchange

Open to all: Exhibitions. Family-friendly workshops. Conference space. Meeting rooms. Fellows Coffee Shop.

Explore our exhibitions, join us for our family-friendly interactive workshops and see how we're working to tackle local and global challenges with collaboration and change.

Based in the historic old municipal bank located in Centenary Square in Birmingham City Centre, The Exchange is a place for communities to shape ideas and solutions together, to make our cities and regions better places to live, work and learn.

The Exchange will be closed for the festive period from 17:00 on Saturday 17 December until 08:00 on Tuesday 3 January 2023. 

Explore our Exhibitions

Explore our past exhibitions before we open our new exhibition in February 2023.

A model of a tree with metal masts around it. It shows what the Birmingham institute of forest research Free Air Carbon Enrichment experiment looks like
See how we're working to solve global problems.
A model of the BT tower and the bullring in Birmingham
Our exhibitions cover a wide range of topics affecting the region.
Child doing a craft activity
Join us for family friendly workshops.
A comedian talking to a small audience.

Events at The Exchange

Find out what's on - Free and paid for events open to all.

Plan your visit

Everything you need to know before your visit to The Exchange. Get directions, opening times, parking, and accessibility information.

Image of Fellows Coffee Shop at the Exchange.
Image of a conference room in the Exchange.

Hire us for your next event

The Exchange has an array of spectacular spaces for hire: the grand Assembly Room, for ceremonies and press conferences; The Vaults for parties and receptions; the board room for banqueting; and numerous meeting rooms.

What else happens at The Exchange

Explore the organisations based at The Exchange below.