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Pen Museum

1.3km
The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street, Hockley, Birmingham. B1 3HS • (0121) 236 9834
Pen Museum, Birmingham
Pen Museum, Birmingham

The museum opened in 2001 and contains an amazing collection of around 5,000 objects related to the Birmingham steel pen trades and the history of writing. The collections including items of factory machinery plus other hands-on objects are situated over three ground floor gallery spaces.

Galleries are themed including the 'Pen Room' area where the processes involved in the making of steel pens are demonstrated and visitors can make their own nib. The Pen Museum is a charity run entirely by volunteers and relies on membership, donations and sales to run the museum.

Features:

No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.

Opening Times:

Open 11am-4pm Tuesday to Saturday, 1pm-4pm Sunday, Closed Monday (please check the website for any late changes).
Adult £5.50, Child Free, Senior £4.40.

Booking:

Advance booking is not required.

Location:

Located north west of the city centre in The Jewellery Quarter on the corner of Frederick Street and Legge Lane.

Getting There:

Midland Metro St Paul's Midland Metro tram stop: Ten minutes walk.
National Rail Birmingham Snow Hill railway station: 15 minutes walk.
National Rail Birmingham New Street railway station: 25 minutes walk.

Parking:

Parking available nearby - payment required.

Pen Museum, BirminghamPen Museum, Birmingham
Pen Museum, BirminghamPen Museum, Birmingham
Pen Museum, The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street, Hockley, Birmingham. B1 3HS • (0121) 236 9834

Last Updated Monday 14 May 2018

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