Rain or shine, sometimes the best way to spend your free time is indoors. So to help you with your battle against boredom, here are all of the best indoor activities in Birmingham.
Boing Zone Trampoline Park
20 Great King St N, Birmingham B19 2LF
If you feel stressed or like an energetic 5 year old, there is no better place to be than a trampoline park. Boing Zone is located in Birmingham city centre, making it a great spot for any day out, whether you’re an adult, teen or kid. From bouncy walls and floors to foam cube pits, there is plenty to keep you busy.
The Water’s Edge, Brindley Pl, Birmingham B1 2HL
Going to the Sea-life Centre is like entering another world, suddenly you are no longer surrounded by the bustling city centre but in the cool calm of the sea amongst aquatic animals. A standard adult ticket costs £22.95, but it is much cheaper if you book online in advance, then tickets will cost £18.30.
Linden Rd, Birmingham B30 1JR
One of the best indoor activities you can do in Birmingham is a visit to Cadburys world, where everything smells like chocolate. Plus, students tickets are just £10 each! Aside from learning about the history of the chocolate you will also get to enjoy a few free samples, or if you’ve been before why not try their afternoon tea?
Houdini’s Escape Room
18 – 24 Constitution Hill, Birmingham B19 3LY
Houdini’s escape rooms in Birmingham have been ranked by Trip Advisor as the number one escape rooms in the world, so if you haven’t been before they should absolutely be at the top of your list. Escape rooms are great fun for you and your friends, or even colleagues, as its a great team-building exercise. So whether you want to be a rogue agent or an Alcatraz escapee, they will have an experience for you.
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH
This world-class museum is at the heart of Birmingham, located on Chamberlain Square. The museum is full of some amazing exhibitions, and the art gallery has work from as early as the 14th century. The museum is currently closed until 2022 whilst they carry out some maintenance work, but you can take a virtual tour of the museum through their website here.
Thinktank Science Museum
Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG
The Thinktank Science Museum in Birmingham is perfect for a family day out, and whilst adult tickets cost £14 per person, student tickets are just £10.25! The museum has over 250,000 natural specimens and the largest natural science collection in the West Midlands. There is also a planetarium, a science garden, and a science and industry collection with over 40,000 items.
Star City, Unit 29 Watson Rd, Nechells, Birmingham B7 5SA
Going to the cinema is a classic indoor activity, and since they have been closed most of the last year, it is even more of a treat. So if you want to watch the latest blockbuster, forget about streaming services for the night and treat yourself to a Tango Blast and extra-large popcorn.