Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

Barber Institute of Fine Art

  • Off Edgbaston Park Rd. Map It
  • Edgbaston
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Part of the University of Birmingham, the museum has a small but astounding collection of European paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture, including works by Botticelli, Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Turner, Manet, Monet, Degas, Van Gogh, and Magritte. They also have a lively program of temporary exhibitions; recent highlights have included "degenerate art" banned by the Nazis in the 1930s and the aesthetic heritage of the Roman Empire in Britain. The museum is 3 miles from the city center; to get here, take a train from New Street Station south to University Station or Bus 61, 63, or 98 from the city center.

Sight Information

Address:

Off Edgbaston Park Rd., near East Gate, Birmingham, B15 2TS, England

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Phone:

0121-414–7333

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 10–5, weekends 11–5

Published 08/18/2015

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