Barber Institute of Fine Arts: The Barber Institute contains one of
the finest small collections of European art in the UK.
Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses: The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
were opened in 1832. They were designed by J. C. Loudon, a leading
garden planner. Today the gardens offer a superb opportunity for
recreation and relaxation.
Museums & Art Gallery: BM&AG's collections, built up over
the last two centuries, represent every era of art, history, science
and nature: from the geology of millions of years in the past to the
products of human creativity and enterprise.
- Brindley Place: Fashionable canal-side bars and
centre:Birmingham's new experience in shopping, art and
- Cadbury World: Enjoy the taste of Cadbury's
chocolate, and discover its history.
- Jewellery Quarter Museum: Guides and jewellers
take you through the history of the 200 year old Jewellery Quarter.
Enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, frozen in time.
- Millennium Point: State-of-the art, interactive
science and technology museum.
Life Centre: Marine life aquarium with 3000 creatures and the
world's first 360 degree transparent tunnel.
Nearby, a half hour drive from Birmingham,
the birthplace of Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. One of
England's most historic and vibrant towns.
- Warwick Castle, Britain's Greatest Mediaeval