No visit to England's second city would be complete without spending at least a couple of hours at the world-renowned Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which has approximately half a million artefacts ranging from archaeological discoveries to Pre-Raphaelite paintings. Within walking distance of the museum you can find a wide range of hotels and restaurants catering to every taste, as well as other major attractions such as the National Sea Life Centre and historic Centenary Square and Victoria Square.
History of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Established in 1885, the museum is housed in a grand Baroque-style building and is noted for its picturesque Clock Tower that is often nicknamed Big Brum. It is acclaimed for its large number of European paintings, which represent more than 700 years of artistic development and include nearly a dozen artworks from the distinguished Birmingham painter David Cox. If you're after luxury self-catering accommodation just minutes away, you could consider checking out the four star Burne Jones House by CityQuarters, which offers free internet access and fully equipped apartments.
A Great Choice Of Deluxe Hotels Near The Birmingham Museum And Art Gallery
For excellent hospitality and immaculate rooms with free internet access, you could try the four star Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre, a convenient choice for business travellers looking for easy access to the International Convention Centre. Like other high-end hotels in the city, it also has a fully equipped fitness centre, 24-hour room service, TV with satellite channels, and a restaurant serving delicious breakfasts, lunches and evening meals.
Plenty Of Affordable Hotels
From very affordable contemporary-themed hotels to budget friendly boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts, Birmingham has no shortage of value-for-money accommodation that's strategically located near the city's main points of interest.
A City With Outstanding Transport Links To The Rest Of The Country
Another major advantages of staying in a hotel near the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is that you'll be close to the city's main railway stations: New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill. These offer fast, regular trains to London and other major UK cities, as well as Birmingham's international airport.