Get your walking shoes on if you’re planning a visit to the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, because this exceptional cultural space offers a wealth of exhibits to explore. Visitors can peruse one of the largest pre-Raphaelite collections in the world, delve into the treasures found in the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found or head up to the third level for a detailed, hands-on history of Birmingham and its people.
This city’s creative institutions can rival pretty much any in the UK, with elegant displays of fine and classical art alongside a seriously vibrant contemporary scene. But the best thing? Some of the absolute best galleries in Birmingham are housed in buildings beautiful enough to be attractions themselves. So whether you’re making a beeline for storied beasts like the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, or seeking nicher spots like Grand Union, you can rest assured that your artistic sensibilities will be well rewarded. Plus, don’t forget that our museums have some beautiful pieces, too.
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