Thinktank

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Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, Millennium Point, Birmingham.

For Sat Nav use postcode B4 7AP.

 


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NB. The following roads are closed near Millennium Point: Albert Street, Banbury Street and Bartholomew Street.

Opening Times

Thinktank is open from 10am - 5pm 7 days a week, except 24, 25, 26 December, with last admission at 4pm.

Please allow 2 - 4 hours for your visit to Thinktank and 25 minutes for a Planetarium show. Cinema films vary from 40 mins to 120 mins.  Check schedule for details. Tickets are valid only on the day of purchase and can be used to re-enter Thinktank throughout the day.

Please see FAQs for detailed ticketing information, including our under 16s policy.


How to Get Here

By Car

Thinktank, Birmingham science museum is situated within Millennium Point and located in Digbeth, between Curzon Street (B4132) & Jennens Road (A47),  minutes from Birmingham city centre and The Bullring. It is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city - simply follow the brown tourist signs. The nearest motorways are the M6, M5 and M42.

Birmingham City Council multi-storey car park is situated next to Millennium Point (charges apply) and the entrance is situated off Jennens Road. For sat nav use postcode B4 7AP.

The multi-storey car park has a height restriction of 2.1m (6'10"). If you have special vehicle access requirements, call our Box Office on 0121 202 2222 before your visit.

Please note - Birmingham City Council multi-storey car park accepts credit/debit cards and cash payments. An HSBC cash point is situated on Level 0 within Millennium Point.


By Rail

The nearest train station is Moor Street station (10 mins walk away).

New Street Station (15 mins walk away).
Due to the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street station, changes have been made to the entrance/exit points. Visit www.newstreetnewstart.co.uk for the latest updates.

Snowhill station is also close by (15 mins walk away).

If travelling via London Midland trains, to plan your route visit www.londonmidland.com/maps




By Foot

Thinktank is less than a 10 minute walk from Moor Street Station.

 

  • Turn right upon leaving Moor St Station

  • Either: just before Hotel Latour, veer right to enter the City Park.  Walk through the Park, past the Science Garden and in through the South entrance of Millennium Point 

  • Or: walk to the crossroads and cross over to Jennens Road. Walk past Matthew Boulton College on the left, and keep walking until you come to the pedestrian crossing (outside Aston University building).

  • On the right, you will see a Multi-Storey Car Park and Millennium Point.

  • Head towards Millennium Point, Thinktank is located here.


By Bus

From the City Centre to Millennium Point entrance on Jennens Road catch numbers 14 (stop BS7), 55/55A 90 or 94 (stop BS9) from The Priory Queensway (opposite Argos) to Jennens Road (stop JR1).

From St Martin’s Queensway (outside of New Street Rail Station) catch numbers 98/99 or X64 (stop NS1) two stops to The Priory Queensway (stop BS11), from where it is a 10 minute walk to Millennium Point via Moor Street Queensway and Jennens Road.
 
Train
Travel to Thinktank by Train, Bus or Metro and Save!

If you visit us by train, bus or metro with London Midland, Network West Midlands, Arriva or National Express, present your travel ticket with a completed discount voucher (voucher available through travel provider only) at the Thinktank Ticket Desk to save on ticket prices.

Discount only available on presentation of a valid travel ticket PLUS completed discount voucher, which must be presented to Thinktank Ticket Desk Staff. 

Please visit the travel providers website for details on where to pick up your voucher.

NB.  Vouchers are NOT available at Thinktank. Subject to terms and conditions. For full details, ask at your local station.

 
 

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