Birmingham Museums: Museum Collection Centre


Some of the collections of the former Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, now Thinktank, are held at the Museum Collection Centre, which is accessible by appointment only – email:

The collections include a number of printing presses, including a Wharfedale stop-cylinder, a Columbian, a Magland, a Linotype, Monotype Caster, a model of a printing press from James Upton's Baskerville Steam Printing Works, together with a number of Boulton and Watt printing blocks, Elkington printing blocks and other material.


Contact Details

25 Dollman Street, Nechells, Birmingham B7 4RQ

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