Museums & Art Galleries West Midlands

data-ad-format="link">

Soho House Museum - Handsworth
More Info
Soho House Museum - Handsworth
Soho House was once a regular meeting place for some of the greatest minds of the 18th century. It was in the dining room of this elegant house that Matthew Boulton, one of the country's first industrialists, entertained the leading scientists and inventors of the industrial age. Boulton’s guests included James Watt, Erasmus...
Pen Museum
More Info
Pen Museum
The museum is operated entirely by volunteers and opened in 2001 it contains an amazing collection of over 5,000 objects related to the Birmingham Steel pen trades and the history of writing. The collections including items of factory machinery plus other hands-on objects are situated over three ground floor gallery spaces and includes a community...
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
More Info
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
It is 120 years since Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery first opened its doors beneath the clock tower on Chamberlain Square. Since those days BM&AG has gone from strength to strength and is now home to artworks and artefacts that are the envy of the world. More than half a million objects fill the cabinets and walls of ...
Thinktank - Birmingham
More Info
Thinktank - Birmingham
Thinktank, Birmingham’s museum of science - a place where science and history come alive. Digital Dome & Immersive Theatre, using fulldome 360? technology Thinktank's digital planetarium puts you at the centre of the action. Attractions include the IMAX cinema with its huge screen and surround sound, and a Planetarium ...
Selly Manor Museum -Bourneville
More Info
Selly Manor Museum -Bourneville
A museum steeped in history, in one of Birmingham's oldest buildings. One of Birmingham’s oldest buildings, SELLY MANOR dates back to the 1300s. By the turn of the 20th Century, it had been divided into three separate homes, and fallen into disrepair. In 1907, busy establishing his vision of a Bournville village, local chocolate maker and...
Black Country Living Museum - Dudley
More Info
Black Country Living Museum - Dudley
Britain’s Friendliest Open Air Museum Covering 26 acres of former industrial land, Black Country Living Museum is uniquely placed to tell the story of the creation of the world’s first industrial landscape. Over fifty authentic shops, houses and workshops have been carefully reconstructed to preserve the character of the...
Bilston Craft Gallery
More Info
Bilston Craft Gallery
Bilston Craft Gallery’s lively programme of changing exhibitions features the best of contemporary ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, metal, woodwork and more. Explore 300 years of craft through fine historic examples of applied arts produced in the Black Country in our Craftsense gallery, including the famous Bilston enamels. Compare...
Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport
More Info
Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport
ll facets of the museum are staffed by volunteers. We are open to casual visitors between 11 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday between March and the end of November when you are able to see volunteers restoring and maintaining the collection. Throughout the year we have themed Event Days when museum buses offer rides, a delightful...
National Motorcycle Museum - Solihull
More Info
National Motorcycle Museum - Solihull
It is a place where ‘Legends Live On’ and it is a tribute to and a living record of this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty years. It is a place where an older generation can once again view with nostalgia the machines they rode in days gone by, and younger generations can study the development of...

More Info

Wolves Museum
More Info
Wolves Museum
A fun packed football experience for the whole family, the brand new state of the art interactive Museum is now open at Molineux Stadium. The Wolves Museum is a fun-packed football experience for all the family, young or old. You don't have to be a part of the Molineux faithful to enjoy the only dedicated football museum in the Midlands. This...
Lichfield Heritage Centre
More Info
Lichfield Heritage Centre
In the Market Square at the very heart of the city of Lichfield is St Mary`s Church, now also the home of the Lichfield Heritage Centre. This church is in fact the fifth one on this site since the first one in 1260, with the present building dating from 1868. With the gradual decline of the city centre population from the 1930`s onwards, this...
Nature Through Art - Bromsgrove
More Info
Nature Through Art - Bromsgrove
Nature Through Art is based in the idyllic village of Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, where wildlife and nature flourishes. The Gallery has been set-up by Eric. C. Watson, a devoted Animal and Wildlife artist and conservationist who is constantly seeking new ways to help the environment and its threatened survival. ...
Hartlebury Castle and Museum
More Info
Hartlebury Castle and Museum
Hartlebury Castle and Museum The County Museum at Hartlebury, housed in the former home of the Bishops of Worcester, is a fascinating place to explore. In the museum galleries you can discover social history, toys through time, travel and transport and the intriguing story of Worcestershire's past. Visitors can also see room sets such as the...
Coventry Transport Museum
More Info
Coventry Transport Museum
Whether it’s inspiration, thrills or nostalgia you’re looking for Coventry Transport Museum has it all. From bone rattling cycles to mind blowing speed records, it takes you through the history of road transport and the people who made it happen. All ages will be fascinated by this nationally important Museum.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum - Coventry
More Info
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum - Coventry
The Herbert, Coventry's award winning museum and art gallery, celebrates the city's culture, history and arts. A registered educational charity, situated at the heart of the city centre, the Herbert is also Coventry's creative media centre and history centre. It brings under one roof the unique heritage and creative aspiration of one of...
Bewdley Museum
More Info
Bewdley Museum
Set in a historic Butchers Shambles, fascinating displays give an insight into the trades and crafts of the Wyre Forest area. With hands-on activities and regular craft demonstrations there's plenty to see and do for the whole family, including the brass foundry, jails, resident crafts people, air raid shelter tours, varied exhibitions...
Lunt Roman Fort - Coventry
More Info
Lunt Roman Fort - Coventry
Lunt Roman fort is in Baginton, near Coventry and is partial reconstruction of the fort that was established there in AD60 following the Boudiccan rebellion. In 1960 initial excavations uncovered the remains of the defensive ditches of the Roman fort which led to extensive excavations between 1965 and 1973. The goal was to completely uncover the...
St Johns House Museum
More Info
St Johns House Museum
Housed in a Jacobean mansion, St John’s Museum showcases the social history collections. Galleries include a Victorian Kitchen and Schoolroom (used by local school children during term time for activities and learning sessions), displays on childhood, toys and games, costume and an under 5s discovery room. St John’s also has lovely...
Warwickshire Museum
More Info
Warwickshire Museum
The Warwickshire Museum collects, safeguards and makes accessible artefacts, specimens and associated information which we hold in trust. The Museum also promotes the conservation of Warwickshire’s natural and cultural heritage. We work for the benefit of the whole community, present and future, to enable exploration, inspiration, learning...
Bosworth Battlefield and Country Park - Nuneaton
More Info
Bosworth Battlefield and Country Park - Nuneaton
Visit the location of the Battle of Bosworth. Re-live this famous turning point in British history - the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty! In Leicestershire on an August morning just over five centuries ago the armies of Richard III and Henry Tudor faced each other on Ambion Hill. The battle that followed -...
The MAD Museum
More Info
The MAD Museum
The MAD Museum offers a range of different trip options starting for pupils aged 5yrs and going up to students in higher education. As the only museum of its kind in the UK, The MAD Museum provides highly interactive educational value through thought-provoking, unique and entertaining learning experiences. Admission:2016 Prices: Adult...
Tudor World
More Info
Tudor World
Welcome to Tudor World, the fun family attraction in Stratford-upon-Avon. Step into Shakespeare's England and experience the good, bad and ugly of Tudor life. Take your place at an Elizabethan dining table, rest in a four-poster bed and sit on the throne! From Tudor pubs, to plague and poo, you can also experience how life was for the masses in...
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
More Info
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Set in scenic Shropshire, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has one of the largest aviation collections in the UK, with 70 historic aircraft displayed in three wartime hangars and within the new National Cold War Exhibition. This landmark building covers over 8,000sqm, visitors will be able to see Britain’s V Bombers the Vulcan, Victor and...
Worcester City Museum
More Info
Worcester City Museum
Welcome to the City Art Gallery & Museum, Worcester's principal art gallery and museum hosts a unique programme of contemporary art exhibitions, as well as housing a historic picture collection and an intriguing selection of objects ranging from a 19th century chemist's shop to the wonderful Worcester sauce machine.
The Commandery - Sidbury
More Info
The Commandery - Sidbury
A glorious Grade 1 listed site dating back to the 12th century, The Commandery has had a long and varied history that is reflected in its range of architectural styles from medieval to Victorian. The Commandery has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a...
Ashby de la Zouch Museum
More Info
Ashby de la Zouch Museum
Local history museum with special events for families and children. Open all the year round with interesting exhibitions, models and children's activity sheets. Specially designed hands-on activities for pre-booked school groups and other organised children's groups. The Museum closes for Christmas on Saturday 22nd December and reopens Monday 7th...
Coalport China Museum - Telford
More Info
Coalport China Museum - Telford
See the National Collections of Caughley and Coalport china in the magnificent old Coalport China works. Rich colours, bright glazes and exquisite decoration. Experience much more; with demonstrations of traditional ceramic techniques which reveal the secrets of ceramic production. Children will love their own special gallery, where...
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
More Info
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Once described as "the most extraordinary district in the world", the Ironbridge Gorge is still a remarkable, and beautiful, place to visit today. A huge amount of early industry survives as furnaces, factories, workshops, canals and the settlements of Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, Jackfield and Coalport.
Enginuity - Ironbridge
More Info
Enginuity - Ironbridge
Enginuity is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at this science and technology centre packed with hands-on activities and interactive exhibits. Switch on your imagination in our interactive Design & Technology Centre and discover how good ideas are turned into great products.   Find out how a...
Donington le Heath Manor House
More Info
Donington le Heath Manor House
The museum is based in a Medieval Manor House dating back to 1280. The house has a fascinating history and is now restored with fine oak furnishings. Visitors to the house can now see restored rooms and displays on medieval life as well as a series of temporary exhibitions on a wide range of subjects. The house is set in recently recreated 17th...

More Info

Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum
More Info
Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum
Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome is home to the Cold War Jet Collection  including a Victor, Hunter, Canberra, Comet, 2 off Lightnings ,  Starfighter, Mystere, Sea Vixen, 4 off Buccaneers, 4 off Jet Provosts,  Super Guppy, Iskra and a Jaguar. April 2010 saw a Nimrod MR2 arrive  at the airfield. The latest aircraft to join the...
Snibston
More Info
Snibston
Take a fascinating journey around Snibston where you can discover 500 years of technological innovation and its impact on our everyday lives. From the earliest mining tools, proto-type jet engine to the largest fashion display outside London, there is plenty to explore at this must see museum! As the region's largest interactive museum, Snibston...
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
More Info
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
Two totally different experiences sitting side by side. The country home of the Lords Vernon, a delight of 17th-century craftsmanship, featuring exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings and classical story-based murals. Be amazed by the grandeur of the Great Staircase and Long Gallery. The Museum of Childhood is a delight for all ages with something...
Teddy Bears of Bromyard
More Info
Teddy Bears of Bromyard
Upstairs is the shop with a Victorian frontage and some great toys for sale and downstairs is their delightful museum. There is both a dolls and a teddy bear hospital together with hundreds exhibits .
Time Machine Museum
More Info
Time Machine Museum
Welcome to the finest collection of Television Science Fiction props and costumes in the GALAXY !! A visit to this permanent Museum really is a MUST for fans of Television Science Fiction with items from lots of different shows all under one roof, with ONE admission charge to see them all! Get up close to lots of actual screen used props and...
Jewry Wall Museum
More Info
Jewry Wall Museum
You can discover the archaeology of Leicester’s past and find out about the people of Leicester from prehistoric times to the medieval period. Complementing our Roman archaeology collections, there are fascinating artefacts from other eras. From ancient stone tools to striking medieval decorated tiles from Leicester Abbey, there's...
The Donnington Grand Prix & Military Collection
More Info
The Donnington Grand Prix & Military Collection
THE DONINGTON GRAND PRIX COLLECTION IS, QUITE SIMPLY, THE LARGEST SHOWCASE OF GRAND PRIX RACING CARS IN THE WORLD NOW ALSO INCORPORATING THE WHEATCROFT MILITARY COLLECTION IN THE FIRST TWO HALLS. Four halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the history of motorsport from the turn of the 20th Century, where visitors can get close to the cars...
National Space Centre - Leicester
More Info
National Space Centre - Leicester
Great Day Out... With so Much More The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the Space Centre's futuristic Rocket Tower, you 'll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery and interactive fun. Human Spaceflight: Lunar Base 2025 is the new fantastic experience...
Charnwood Museum - Loughborough
More Info
Charnwood Museum - Loughborough
Charnwood Museum features a wide range of exhibits reflecting the history, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and the surrounding area. Permanent displays include ‘Coming to Charnwood’, ‘The Natural World of Charnwood’, ‘Living off the Land’ and ‘Earning a Living’. Each contains...
Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum - Loughborough
More Info
Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum - Loughborough
Enjoyment for the whole family at Stonehurst Farm and a warm welcome from the Duffin Family. Visitors can experience many farm activities such as:     See and touch friendly farm yard animals     Farm walks and go pond dipping     Tractor & trailer rides and Pony rides     Play areas...

More Info

Banbury Museum - Oxford
More Info
Banbury Museum - Oxford
Welcome to Banbury Museum. PLEASE NOTE - we're in the process of creating a brand new, much improved website for Banbury Museum which will be launched in the coming months. Please bear with us whilst we make these changes. Opening  hours Galleries, Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Tourist Information Centre and Shop, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday...
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
More Info
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Travel back in time and discover the history of the Potteries. See the World War 2 Spitfire, Ozzy the famous pottery owl and visit our secret garden.                             
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
More Info
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
The oldest parts of the Castle were built between 1066 and 1074, during the reign of William the Conqueror. There were additions over several centuries. Later, in the late 18th century, Thomas Telford remodelled the interior as a private house. The Castle was acquired by the Corporation of Shrewsbury in 1924 through the generosity of Shropshire...
Brampton Park & Museum
More Info
Brampton Park & Museum
We have a number of galleries featuring collections which tell the story of Newcastle-under-Lyme and its people from the Roman invasion onwards. Firm favourites are our amazing Victorian street scene with its life-sized shops evoking an era of great prosperity in the town and our toy gallery full of bears, dolls and toys from years gone by. ...
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
More Info
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
The perfect place to begin your exploration, or rediscovery, of the Shropshire Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We will tell you some of the stories of this varied landscape, its people, its places, and its history and heritage. A visit to the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre will inspire you to explore the area and give you...
Land of the Lost Content Museum
More Info
Land of the Lost Content Museum
The Land of Lost Content is an independent museum containing Britain’s foremost collection of pop culture ephemera, obscure objects and ordinary things from the pre digital era. Belonging to eccentric artist and compulsive obsessive collector Stella Mitchell and collectors of design history, the Hemingway family, the Land of Lost Content is...
Ceramica
More Info
Ceramica
Ceramica revitalises the Old Town Hall of Burslem into unique visitor attraction exploring the past and future of the pottery industry in Stoke-on-Trent.
Here you will find a comprehensive list of museums and Art Galleries and anything related to history in West Midlands, catering for you, your child, and your family. This could include dinosaurs, human and natural history, and things in bygone times, or simply a stroll around the museums and Art Galleries browsing cultures and history. We provide information on museums and Art Galleries by county, city. Please use the home page map for county level museums and Art Galleries browsing.
If you cannot find what museums and Art Galleries like by city level here, please use the home page search box for more detailed searching museums and Art Galleries options.