Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum
Tel : 0121 202 2222
Ten themed galleries of interactive, informative exhibits make up Thinktank, Birmingham's science museum!
It's a truly modern museum where you can investigate everything from locomotvives and aircraft to intestines and taste buds...
Combining science and entertainment in spectacular fashion there's something at Thinktank for everyone, including Birmingham's very own digital planetarium. Using state-of-the-art digital technology to present breathtaking images onto a 360° domed ceiling, the planetarium at Thinktank places the audience right in the centre of the action - a totally immersive science experience.
With a vibrant daily programme of entertaining shows, astronomy classes, activities and lectures, we will take you on an inspiring exploration of the night sky, our galaxy and beyond.
Facilities include: Gift shop, LEGO lab, Fully accessible for people with mobility difficulties, Corporate functions available (Thinkbusiness 0121 202 2333).
Nearest major road is M6. Millennium Point is located three miles from Jct 6 off the M6, 9 miles from Junction 3 off the M5 and 11 miles from Junction 6 of the M42, and is sign-posted from these junctions.
By Public Transport
Nearest station is Birmingham Moor Street. Take Carrs Lane at the left of Marks and Spencer and cross to Moor Street Station at the pedestrian crossing. Turn left along Moor Street Queensway and then right at Island House. Follow the walkway down, bearing left at the bottom.
Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum facilities include:
- TIC staff admitted free
- Groups accepted
- Min group size
- Max group size
- Picnic site
Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum accessibility includes:
- Ramp/level access
- Toilets for disabled visitors
- All areas accessible to disabled visitors
- Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
- Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
- Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
- Disability awareness training for all personnel
- Effective lighting throughout attraction for visually impaired visitors
- Hearing loop system available in appropriate areas, eg ticket counter
- Information available in braille
- Information available in large print
- Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
- Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
- Level access, ramp or lift to cafeteria
- Level access, ramp or lift to gift shop
- Level access, ramp or lift to information point
- Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant
- Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point