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Museum Re-Launch – Wait is almost over

The Pen Museum

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 […]

Pen Museum Development & Alterations

The Pen Museum

Exciting Development Work Week commencing June 13 2016 the Pen Museum will be operating a £1 entry price for Adults (Gift Aid: £1.10), due to reduced access in the Museum whilst exciting development work takes place. Our new exhibition and retail area which will be accessible direct from Frederick Street using the new Museum entrance, […]

Exciting ‘Flourishing Museum’ Opportunities at The Pen Museum

Birmingham Museum

Visitor Engagement Role Volunteers required for the New Pen Museum Exhibition and Retail Area. This role for us includes greeting visitors, guided tours and answering any questions as well creating a welcoming atmosphere. No prior experience is required however we are looking for friendly, approachable individuals with a passionate interest in local history. You will join us […]

‘Flourishing Museum’ Oral Histories

Oral Histories

We are collecting Oral Histories to provide sound resources for a new exhibition at the Museum and capture pen trade stories before they are lost. Please contact the Museum if you are able to help with providing memories of people who at one time worked or continue to work in the Pen Trade in the […]