20 Must-Visit Attractions in Birmingham, UK

Top 20 Attractions Must Visit

The Culture Trip July 2017 Must Visit

Home to countless museums, arts venues, heritage sites and family attractions, the UK’s second city has way more to offer than a good Balti. Read on to plan your perfect Must Visit weekend in Birmingham.

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter was once home to over 100 factories manufacturing the ‘Birmingham pen’ – now it’s home to this museum that tells the tale. Housing over 5000 objects, visitors can learn how Birmingham’s steel pen trade supplied 75% of the world’s pens during the 19th century. The museum also runs a range of calligraphy classes in the CalliCreative Room, designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers.

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Thanks to Richard Franks for this article.

What’s on at the Pen Museum