Museums & Art Galleries
Bilston Craft Gallery
The largest craft venue in the West Midlands, Bilston Craft Gallery is definitely worth a visit! The gallery is free entrance and is open Tuesday to Saturday. With workshops throughout the year, and special children focussed activities during the school holidays.
Catch the Metro to Bilston Central and the Gallery is just a five minute walk away!
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is located in the heart of Birmingham city centre in a Grade II listed building. There are over 40 galleries to explore that display art, applied art, social history, archaeology and ethnography. The Museum has also become home to the famous Staffordshire Hoard, discovered in July 2009 by Terry Herbert and is valued at £3.285 million.
Visit this fantastic Museum & Gallery by Metro, depart at Birmingham Snow Hill and walk along Colmore Row, the entrance is located in Chamberlain Square.
The Ikon Gallery is home to contemporary art exhibitions. Travel in the singing lift across three floors. Join in with various workshops or sit and relax in the café.
Located in the Brindley Place area of Birmingham City centre simply catch the Metro to Birmingham Snow Hill and it’s just a 10 minute walk.
Jewellery Quarter Museum
Located on Vyse Street the Jewellery Quarter Museum is the perfectly-preserved Smith & Pepper jewellery factory. The museum tells the story of the Jewellery Quarter and Birmingham’s renowned jewellery and metalworking heritage.
The guided tour features live demonstrations at the jeweller’s bench showing how the Smith & Pepper bangle was made and also the vast array of original tools, stamps and machinery that remain inside the factory.
Voted Best Small Visitor Attraction in the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010
Depart the Metro at the Jewellery Quarter tram stop and find yourself on Vyse Street, turn left and walk 2 minutes, the Museum will be on your right.
Listed in the world’s ‘1001 Must See Buildings’ the Public is a creative, community, business and cultural space in West Bromwich. The venue regularly hosts events, exhibitions and workshops.
The Public can be accessed from the West Bromwich Central Metro stop.
Located just off the Soho road stands the previous home of Matthew Boulton who resided there from 1728-1809. Explore where the greatest minds of the 18th century met and developed their ideas.
The house is currently closed for renovation but re-opens on the 30th June 2012.
Catch the Metro to Soho, Benson Road and you’re just a five minute walk from Soho House.
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Located on Lichfield Street in the City Centre, Wolverhampton Art Gallery offers a wide variety of art. Permanent displays range from Georgian to sculptures to pop art, and there are always a range of exhibitions to see. The Gallery is open Monday to Saturday and is free to visit.
Depart the Metro at the Wolverhampton, St Georges stop, it’s then a 5 minute walk to the Art Gallery.