Pen Museum

Address: Pen Museum, Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street, Hockley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HS
Phone Number: 0121 236 9834
Opening Hours: Current opening times.

The Pen Room Museum is a museum about the history of making writing implements in the Hockley area of Birmingham in the West Midlands.

Run as a charitable organisation this museum displays some of it’s collection of over 5000 items relating to the history of Birmingham’s steel pen making history and the history of writing. Set in a Victorian pen factory, the three galleries contain exhibits showing the important part Birmingham had to play in the pen making industry, being the world leader for well over a 100 years. There are interactive exhibits where visitors can try using different writing implements, displays of writing equipment, factory machinery, demonstrations of pen making and a reconstruction of Victorian school room. Guided tours available. Calligraphy drop-in classes every Saturday at 9:45am and 11:30am (charge).

  • On street parking nearby or use nearby car parks.
  • Gift shop.
  • Free WiFi.

Opening Times & Ticket Prices:

  • Please visit the Pen Museum website for opening times and prices.

 


Before you start your journey to the Pen Museum for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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