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Museum Collections Centre

Museum Collections Centre

25 Dollman Street, Birmingham B7 4RQ

Tel: +44 (0)121 303 0190

Opening Times:
Open afternoons on the last Friday of every month. 1.30pm - 3.30pm. These must be booked in advance. Call 0121 675 2579.

Guided tours of the Museum Collections Centre are available for groups. Call 0121 303 2836.

The Museums Collections Centre in Nechells has brought together 80 per cent of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery’s stored collections under one roof.

The 1.5 hectare site, close to Duddeston Station, holds hundreds of thousands of objects. Among the collections are steam engines, sculptures, an entire collection of Austin, Rover and MG motor cars, a red phone box and even a Sinclair C5.

Visiting the Museums Collection Centre

The contrasting mix of objects and the behind-the-scenes atmosphere at the collections centre make it an intriguing place to explore.

At the moment the Museums Collection Centre is only open to the public on open days and for pre-arranged tours and study days. 

There are free open afternoons from 1.30pm - 3.30pm on the last Friday of every month. These must be booked in advance. Please contact Louise Alden by email or phone +44 (0) 121 675 2579. Guided tours are also available by arrangement on other days.

The MCC also hosts a number of Study Days that focus on different aspects of the collections. Check the What’s On page for the latest listings.

If you would like any further information please contact us on +44 (0) 121 303 0190 or email.

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See our Open Day photostream on flickr.