Wednesday 2nd of December 2015
1. Cadbury World
Cadbury World is the perfect family day out and will be a definite hit with chocolate lovers all over the country. The self-guided exhibition tour of the Cadbury chocolate studios is jam packed full of fun and immersive activities for family members of all ages. Take a tour through the manufacturing process behind all of your favourite Cadbury creations, visit the purple planet, the Aztec jungle and the African Adventure play area. At the end of the tour, you get to visit the world’s biggest Cadbury shop… what’s not to love?
2. Thinktank – The Birmingham Science Museum
Thinktank is Birmingham’s science museum and it’s located in the heart of the city centre, pick up your Easirent hire car from our Birmingham Airport depot and take the whole family along for a day of discovery and experimentation. With over 200 hands on displays, the award-winning Thinktank museum includes exhibitions on steam engines to astronomy and beyond. Anything is possible in the Thinktank – so come along and learn something new!
3. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
First opening its doors to the public in 1885, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is famous for its diverse range of exhibitions and its extensive range of pre-Raphaelite paintings. Housed in a stunning Grade II listed building in the heart of Birmingham city centre, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is currently home to a range of exhibitions including The Art of Baroque and Wendy Ramshaw’s Room of Dreams.
4. Pen Museum
Birmingham’s Pen Museum is located in the city’s Jewellery Quarter and has got plenty of activities to engage visitors throughout their visit. Learn all about the history of Birmingham’s steel pen trade and take part in your own calligraphy during one of the museums’ dedicated calligraphy demonstrations – the next one is on 20 December 2015 and is lead by Sheila Smith of the Birmingham Calligraphy Society.
5. Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is a perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, visitors can learn all about how Birmingham became renowned in the jewellery and metalworking trade over 200 years ago. After officially closing its doors in 1981, the museum has been left as a perfectly preserved time capsule for future generations to explore and learn all about the city’s jewellery heritage. There are plenty of workshops fr both adults and children alike, including a popular silver ring making session for adults. Tickets can be purchased online.
6. Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park
The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is just a short drive from the city centre in your Easirent hire car and is home to a wide range of animals from all over the world. Take the whole family along and see how the park cares for and accommodates the endangered species, including otters, porcupines, emperor tamarins and squirrel monkeys.