Visit Us

The Pen Museum is located in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.
Based in what was once Wiley’s pen factory, you’ll find us in what is now the Argent Centre – a fabulous redbrick building on the corner of Legge Lane and Frederick Street.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 11am – 4pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4pm

The museum is currently closed on Mondays.
Last admission is 45 minutes before the museum closes.


Adults: £2.00 / Gift Aid: £2.20*
Children under 16 go free.

How to find us

The Pen Museum is a 10-15 minute walk from Birmingham’s central shopping area, as well as being well served by public transport.

On foot:
Follow Newhall Street into Graham Street and then turn right into Frederick Street. Entrance to the museum is just after Legge Lane.

By bus:
The number 101 bus from the city centre stops on Frederick Street right outside the Pen Museum.
Numbers 82, 83, 87 and 89 stop on Graham Street to and from the city centre.

By train:
The Jewellery Quarter station on Vyse Street is the nearest railway station, with regular train services running from Birmingham Moor Street and Snow Hill stations.

By metro:
The Midland Metro runs every 6 to 8 minutes during the day time from Birmingham Snow Hill to the Jewellery Quarter station. From here the Museum is a 10 minute walk.

By car:
On street parking is available around the Pen Museum. All street parking is pay and display, and charges apply every day except Sundays.

Access and Facilities

As the Pen Museum is located in a listed historic building, wheelchair access to some areas is limited.
A toilet with disabled access and a baby changing facility is available to all visitors.