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Hall of Memory

Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
+44 121 693 6300
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A Humbling Reminder - If Not A Small One

I've always walked past this building without actually knowing what it is. One day I walked past... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zain C
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United Kingdom
Small but perfectly formed

Thinking about sacrifice of others makes me feel both humbled and sad. Beautiful, tranquil space. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen S
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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In tribute to those who lost their lives in combat from World War I to present day, the interior of this somber memorial offers books with the names of the fallen, as well as impressive stained glass windows and skylights.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
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+44 121 693 6300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always walked past this building without actually knowing what it is. One day I walked past and it was open and so I did myself a favour and had a look. The inside has numerous plaques and dedications to those who died in WW1...More

Thank Zain C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thinking about sacrifice of others makes me feel both humbled and sad. Beautiful, tranquil space. A good place to pause and reflect.

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Development perk prevented access, I'd deliberately made the choice to come and see this. An outside view from behind a hoarding was all I could get.

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is only a small building which is not always open. It was originally part of a much larger plan for a civic centre in Birmingham, most of which did not get built - you can see a model of the intended development in the...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautifully maintained and understated memorial with interesting displays and a sanctuary from the bustle beyond its walls.

Thank John K
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Good to visit the Hall of Memory as part of a general tour of Birmingham City Centre (visit the museum and the Cathedral/Pigeon park too). Probably only a 20 minute visit but is a very beautiful building with excellent sculptures outside. Venturing in, it is...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Having to squeeze in many attractions within 24 hrs while we were in Central Birmingham on 29/03/17, I suggested to my travel companion we take a walk around the Hall Of Memory, this was my second visit since August 2016. Certainly an area well maintained...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Birmingham has such an eclectic vibe in the city center, it ranges from super modern to the old and historic. Hall of memory was an interesting structure to find while on an early morning walk. Good for those with an interest in history or architecture.

Thank knhall1
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely small building situated next to the very modern library in Birmingham. The old and new architecture really works well together. The building is a memorial for those that died in the war and is a very fitting tribute. It has lovely statues around...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A place to look at records of those men and women who have given their lives in the service of their country. You can ask to see specific entries if you have family or friends listed there. A small, quiet space, fit for purpose.

Thank Kath634
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