Monday, June 16, 2008

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Museum & Art Gallery
Opened in 1885, the collections cover fine art and applied arts, archaelogy and ethnography, natural history, social history. The Museum has the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite works in the world, as well as Old Masters and Impressionists.Recently the modern and contemporary collections have had a new home created in the Waterhall Gallery of Modern Art, positioned just at the rear of the Museum.

The Museum and Art Gallery has an ever changing programme of temporary exhibitions in the main gallery and in the Gas Hall. For a full and up to date listing of events please visit the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery website.

Entrance to the Museum and Art Gallery is free,though some exhibitions in the Gas Hall may have an entrance charge. The Shop stocks a wide range of souvenirs and gifts and the Edwardian Tea Room provides refreshments in magnificent surroundings.

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