Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) first opened in 1885. It is housed in a Grade II* listed city centre landmark building. There are over 40 galleries to explore that display art, applied art, social history, archaeology and ethnography.

Chamberlain Square
B3 3DH
Tel: 0121 348 8000

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Family friendly

  • Baby Changing
  • Pushchair storage lockers (3rd floor)
  • Picnic area by the Gas Hall reception


Guide and Assistance dogs are very welcome within the Museum and Art Gallery.

The Museum
The Museum and Art Gallery is fully accessible for visitors with mobility difficulties. Lift Entrance to the Museum is through the Gas Hall Entrance.There is also a lift after entry to the Great Charles Street Entrance. On entering this entrance turn left down the ramp to the lift. This is the best entrance for easy access to the Staffordshire Hoard gallery.

Induction loops are located in the vestibule at the top of the main entrance staircase and in the Gas Hall reception.

Birmingham City Council offers dedicated fee parking spaces to blue badge holders on Margaret Street. Please view the Birmingham City Council website for more information on Parking for Blue Badge Holders.

There are accessible toilets on all levels of the Museum and Gallery. They can be found in the following places:
  • Gas Hall
  • Waterhall
  • Round room
  • Great Charles Street Entrance
  • Near the start of the Birmingham History Galleries
There are seating areas in all gallery spaces, on each floor of the museum.

Family Friendly Standards This organisation has
signed up to the
Family Arts Standards