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

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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

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24Mar

Ceremony: Pop Comes to Campus

Dates
Thursday 24 March (09:00) - Friday 28 October 2022 (19:00)
Location
Foyer - Bramall Music Building
Description
Researchers are ripping open the pages of the student newspapers, exploring the gig culture on campus, and curating a public exhibition featuring archive material in partnership with Birmingham Music Archive.
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4Apr

Creativity and Curiosity

Dates
Monday 4 April (00:00) - Wednesday 31 August 2022 (17:00)
Location
Alan Walters Building
Description
Explore an exhibition of unique artwork selected from the international art-science project, Creativity and Curiosity.
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22Jul

Everything to Everybody: Your Shakespeare, Your Culture

Dates
Friday 22 July (11:00) - Saturday 5 November 2022 (17:00)
Location
Library of Birmingham, The Gallery
Description
This exhibition invites audiences to immerse themselves in the unique story of the People's Shakespeare Library.
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5Oct

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Dates
Wednesday 5 October 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location
Zoom
Description
A roundtable discussion on the place of the eighteenth-century Midlands in wider global and imperial histories, and how we explore and interpret those connections in our local heritage today.
University of Birmingham Aerial Campus Tour

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