It might be time to get your walking shoes on if you’re planning a visit to the Birmingham Museum and 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 contained in the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found or head up to the third level for a detailed, hands-on history of the city and its people.
Art lovers are well catered to in Birmingham. Whether you’re after vast national museums or small independent galleries, elegant classical paintings or the edgiest contemporary sculpture, you’ll find all sorts of creative displays and exhibitions here, many up there with the very best in the UK. Some of the best galleries in Birmingham are even housed in buildings stunning enough to be attractions themselves.
So, if you’re headed to storied beasts like Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery or seeking niche tucked-away spots like Grand Union or Stryx, visitors can rest assured that their artistic sensibilities will be well rewarded. Why not visit Birmingham’s beautiful museums while you’re in town, too?
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