Museums and attractions

More than a century after the University of Birmingham was established to unlock the global potential of a progressive city, we remain committed to ensuring our national and global influence while remaining at the heart of the city’s renaissance. Our campus is home to a wealth of historical, scientific and cultural assets open to our community. We welcome you to visit, be inspired, expand your knowledge and enjoy.

Getting here

Lots of people sitting on the grass in the sunshine outside the Bramall Music Building

Explore the best travel options for getting to our Edgbaston campus during the Commonwealth Games

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Two visitors to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts looking at Dante Gabriel Rossetti's 'The Blue Bower' painting

Opening times
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00
(closed Mondays)
Free admission

Winterbourne House and Garden

The Japanese Bridge at WInterbourne House and Garden stretching over water covered in lily pads

Opening times
10:30 – 17:00 (Mar - Oct)
Last entry is 30 minutes before closing

Lapworth Museum of Geology

A toddler walking into the Lapworth Museum with the Allosaurus skeleton towering in the distance

Opening times
Monday to Friday - 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 - 17:00

Cultural Programme


Birmingham University Singers

Saturday 10 December (18:30) - Sunday 11 December 2022 (17:00)
St Michael's Church - Tenbury Wells
Birmingham University Singers make their annual visit to St Michael's Church with Dr Paul Rodmell.

University Carol Service

Monday 12 December 2022 (18:15-20:15)
The Great Hall - Aston Webb
The University invites you to attend the annual University Carol Service in The Great Hall. The University's multifaith chaplaincy lead the service, with music from the University Upper Voices choir.
University of Birmingham Aerial Campus Tour

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