Museum Collections Centre

This centre houses the reserve collections of the city museums. There are many interesting objects on "open storage" display, especially social history objects, decorative art and archaeology collections.

Open for group and individual visits on the first Tuesday of the month at 2pm. Advance booking advisable (0131 556 9536). Research and study visits by arrangement. Strictly for the curious

Venue Type:


Opening hours

By appointment

Admission charges


Collection details

Archives, Agriculture, Architecture, Costume and Textiles, Photography, Sport, Weapons and War, Toys and Hobbies, Literature, Land Transport, Film and Media, Coins and Medals, Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Open Day: Birmingham Museum Collections Centre

  • 12 September 2015

Take a trip down memory lane in one of the country’s largest museum stores at Birmingham Museums Collections Centre Open Day.

Vintage bus service, family fun activities, meet the experts and stop the rot!

See a range of objects from classic cars and motorbikes to toys, shoes and sculpture.

NEW THIS YEAR we have –
1. Meet the experts – explore objects that aren’t usually out on display at the MCC, as our curators tell us their favourite objects.
2. Stop the rot – delve into the world of conservation and discover how and why we care for collections.
3. And street food!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Museum Collections Centre
10 Broughton Market

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014



0131 556 9536

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