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Research and Cultural Collections

Please note: The University of Birmingham is in the process of re-opening its campus in accordance with the latest Government guidelines. Social distancing measures are in place on campus, however, access to certain exhibitions, and collections displays may be limited. We are not hosting events during this time.

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 From Egyptian shabti figures to 19th-century medical waxes, 1960s art to West African masks, the University of Birmingham's Research and Cultural Collections hosts a vast range of extraordinary artefacts that play a valuable role in campus life and in wider communities.

You can discover these artefacts through lunchtime tours, object handling sessions and family workshops. 

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