Birmingham Attractions

  • The Barber Institute of Fine Arts: The Barber Institute contains one of the finest small collections of European art in the UK.
  • Birmingham 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.
  • Birmingham 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 restaurants.
  • Bullring centre:Birmingham's new experience in shopping, art and architecture.
  • 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.
  • Sea Life Centre: Marine life aquarium with 3000 creatures and the world's first 360 degree transparent tunnel.

Nearby, a half hour drive from Birmingham,

  • Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. One of England's most historic and vibrant towns.
  • Warwick Castle, Britain's Greatest Mediaeval Experience.

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