Birmingham City University Art & Design Archives

Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham B4 7BD

Birmingham City University Art and Design Archives contains both art and archival collections. There are 16 different archives and collections in the archives.

Library of Birmingham

Centenary Square
Birmingham B1 2ND

There are millions of individual items in the collections, dating from the 12th century to the present day. For safe keeping and preservation, these are stored in environmentally-controlled conditions inside the Library's 'golden box'.

Museum Collections Centre

25 Dollman St
Birmingham B7 4RQ

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.

Special Collections, University of Birmingham

Special Collections, Academic Services, Main Library, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2TT

The Special Collections & Archives of the University of Birmingham have been built up over a period of 120 years and consist of approximately 120,000 pre-1850 books dating from 1471 and some 3 million archives and manuscripts, all of which provide a rich resource for teaching and research.