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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 […]

Best museums to visit in Birmingham

Birmingham Museum

Birmingham from fine art to pens, bikes and coffins. Birmingham (and its surrounding area) is home to a diverse mixture of museums and galleries. From the traditional opulence of the collections at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts to the more specialised interests at the Pen Museum and Coffin Works. The area’s rich heritage provides […]

Exclusive Lunch Offer with The Button Factory

The Pen Museum has teamed up with the Jewellery Quarter’s hottest new hang out, The Button Factory. Day visitors, booked groups and meeting room hire customers can now enjoy an exclusive lunch menu for £6.50 per person when they present a valid Pen Museum receipt or booking confirmation. For more information, please contact the museum – […]

Top Calligrapher from the USA to share expertise at the Pen Museum

Barry Morentz

Anyone interested in the art of decorative handwriting, lettering or design is invited to a demonstration by renowned American calligrapher Barry Morentz at Birmingham’s Pen Museum, in the Jewellery Quarter, on Sunday 19 March. Barry runs a studio in Manhattan, New York City, where he has carried out calligraphic work for such big-name companies and […]

Festive Shopping at the Pen Museum

10% off in the shop

Save 10% on your shopping at the Pen Museum Between 21-23 December (Wednesday to Friday), visitors can enjoy 10 % off everything in the shop IF they use the promo code: PENMUSEUM16. We are also offering between the 21-23 December, FREE MINCE PIES to Visitors.

Christmas & New Year Opening 2016

Christmas Times

Pen Museum Christmas & New Year Opening times and days 2016  The Museum will be closed Sunday 25 December. Otherwise, the Museum opening times and days remain as published. Monday – Closed Tuesday – Saturday 11am to 4pm Sunday 1pm to 4pm Last admission 3.15pm. Merry Christmas from the Pen Museum

Birmingham’s Pen Museum launches its brand new exhibition space and receives the Queen’s Award for Volunteers.

Thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant and match funding, the Pen Museum opens its doors to the public; showcasing a new entrance, exhibition, shop and more. Alongside this launch, the museum’s volunteers will be formally presented with the Prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service by the Deputy Lieutenant for the West Midlands The Lord Mayor of […]

Museum Re-Launch – Wait is almost over

Re-launch

Museum Re-Launch – Doors Open in November 2016. Exciting News! Our new exhibition and retail area accessible direct from Frederick Street via the brand new Museum entrance is due to open early in November. Revised entrance fees will apply at this time and updated information will be posted to our website and social media channels, including […]

Amazon Referral Donations via The Pen Museum

Amazon Associates

Holiday Time is on the way – Christmas shopping via the Pen Museum to Amazon Buy products from Amazon? Then just click through using our Amazon Associates link and 5% or more of your purchases could be making its way back to The Pen Museum. It really is that easy, you don’t need to do […]

Flourishing Museum Just Giving Appeal

Help us complete the project and add even more to the Flourishing Museum for the future by donating today at our Just Giving page. Our project will transform the visitor welcome and experience at the museum through the creation of a new entrance, orientation and introductory exhibition which reveals the history of pen manufacturing and the […]