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History Museum
“Great place to visit for lovers of contemporary Art to Egyptian mummies and discovering the History of Birmingham from local treasures, artefacts and interactive displays reveal captivating stories of Birmingham from the last 500 years ”
43 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The National Sea Life Centre is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life in Brindley Place, Birmingham, England. ”
29 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Something always going on here, ranging from Crufts to Grand Designs and the National wedding show. ”
23 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a great day out if you like shopping! Retail outlets such as Nike, Next, The Body Shop, Levi’s, Vans, Sketchers etc plus loads of places to eat such as TGI Fridays, Las Iguanas, Miller & Carter and even a few bars to enjoy like Skyline!”
18 locals recommend
Park
“Ideal day out for the family. See bournville's heritage of chocolate making in action. ”
25 locals recommend
Theatre
“Home to Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange - Great for entertainment if you are into Musicals”
11 locals recommend
Museum
“small gallery with a cafe. Worth looking up what's on online before you go. Situated in a large, quiet square right in the heart of birmingham”
11 locals recommend
Multiplex
“Multiplex cinema chain showing the latest international blockbusters in 2D and 3D formats.”
3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Stunning views in open setting on top of iconic John Rocha designed "Cube" building in Birmingham, a must go-to for drinks food, hanging out”
8 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is the oldest running cinema in the country that offers a unique and iconic movie-going experience from running the classics, screenings of significant events and more.”
16 locals recommend
Museum
“Local museum of the jewellery quarter. Go back in time and see what the area was like many years ago.”
8 locals recommend
Museum
“Thinktank, Birmingham's award-winning science museum, offers an enlightening and fun-packed day out for the family. From steam engines and talking robots through to gurgling guts and a chocolate wrapping machine, Thinktank has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology. Housed inside the impressive Millennium Point building at Thinktank you will find four floors of hands-on exhibits and historical collections that will amaze and inspire you, showing you the science of the world all around us. Including MiniBrum, a new interactive gallery for under 8s, a new 4k Planetarium, Science Garden, plus an exciting programme of events and activities.”
11 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Places to eat, cinema, bowling, arcade, crazy golf, football, funfair and more! ”
12 locals recommend
Pub
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“Traditional pub with a wide selection of ales, cocktails, a wine shack and a tiki bar.”
13 locals recommend
Zoo
“Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is home to a unique collection of animals from across the world, including Red Pandas, lemurs, reptiles, meerkats, otters, birds, wallabies and a large collection of monkeys. Some of our animals are endangered in the wild and we play an important role their species’ conservation.”
8 locals recommend
History Museum
“Sarehole Mill Get a taste of Sarehole Mill, the 250 year old working watermill in Birmingham that is famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.”
8 locals recommend