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Birmingham

Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the largest cities in the West Midlands region of England. The city’s 18th-century history as a manufacturing powerhouse is reflected in the city’s numerous landmarks from the Industrial Revolution. In addition, the area is home to a network of canals, many of which radiate from Sherborne Wharf and are now lined with trendy cafes and bars. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is renowned for its pre-Raphaelite masterpieces.

Things to Do in Birmingham

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) has been around since 1885. In the city centre, this building is a Grade II* landmark. The Museum of Fine Arts has more than 40 galleries exhibiting art, applied arts, social history, archaeology, and ethnography.

The art gallery is known for its Pre-Raphaelite paintings, which are part of the largest public Pre-Raphaelite collection in the world. 

Find out the fascinating story of the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found.

In Birmingham, the history collections occupy a prominent position: the Its People, Its History gallery occupies the majority of the 3rd floor.

Art and objects from seven centuries of European and World history are also on display. This includes Greeks and Romans, as well as Ancient Egypt.

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Trust is a great place to spend the day if you’re a budding conservationist!

A unique collection of animals from all over the world, including red pandas, lemurs, reptiles, otters, wallabies, and monkeys, make it a great place to learn about the conservation of wild and endangered species.

There are regular events to promote the awareness of breeding programmes for the protection of species, as well as natural population management. During the day, guests can watch the keepers feed the animals and learn how to protect their habitats.

Bullring & Grand Central

As part of the Bullring Estate, Grand Central overlooks New Street Station and the Bullring.

Shoppers can find a variety of brands at the shopping center, including Hobbs, The White Company, and Carluccio’s. The Bullring and Grand Central in Birmingham are home to over 200 shops, making it one of the best shopping destinations in the country.

Grand Central is Birmingham’s £150 million foodie hub located above the New Street station. A wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars can be found in Grand Central, including upscale restaurants.

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