Birmingham Council House, Birmingham

Birmingham City Council House hosts the Birmingham City Council in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The land for the Council House and adjacent Museum and Art Gallery was purchased in 1853. It is a Grade II listed building and is located in Victoria Square.


Latitude: 52.480267400000
Longitude: -1.903133500000

Timeline of Events Associated with Birmingham Council House, Birmingham

Date Event Manage
28 Nov 1885

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery opens

ON 28 Nov 1885, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery opened in purpose-built addition to Birmingham Council House, Yeoville Thomason, architect. The Council paid for the extension containing the Museum and Art Gallery using funds from the municipal gas works and land appropriation provisions of the governing Public Libraries Act.


Amy Woodson-Boulton, “The City Art Museum Movement and the Social Role of Art”