The best attration in Birmingham! It's a pen museum! So unique! The people working and volunteering there were so nice. They had a lot to see and were very helpful! There is a video you can watch about the history of pen making in Brimingham and you can even try using a quill! Very cute! The whole...more
Very easy to get to from the city center and also a nice alternative to flying in or out of London if you can find a flight to or from there. It's just under 2 hours from London with a high speed train connecting the cities.
Birmingham is definately not used to having tourists. When we arrived and asked one of the ticket takers in the train station where the tourist office was she laughed. There may not have been an office but there was a small kiosk not far from the train station and they were very helpful, providing us...more
The Birmingham New Street Station is the downtown station in Brimingham. It's right downtown so when you arrive you can easily walk right out into the center of the city without having to take any additional transport.