Birmingham City Archives

West Midlands, B3 3HQ

Birmingham City Archives is based at the Central Library and contains more than 6,000 collections charting the history of Birmingham.

The Archives are designated as a collection of national and international importance. Please note that collections are being prepared for the move to the new Library of Birmingham, set to open in June 2013. From 25 July 2011 the archives are available by appointment only. Please phone 0121 303 2468 for information or an appointment.

Venue information

Opening times

Wed – Fri, 10am – 6pm
Sat, 9am – 5pm

Searchroom area by appointment only

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)