The Pen Room

The Pen Museum will hopefully be re-opening in November

Located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter The Pen Room is dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of the steel pen trade that was unique to the city of Birmingham.

Few people are aware of the enormous contribution made by this trade to world literacy. The need to replace the quill pen with a more convenient writing implement led Birmingham engineers to pioneer the development of mechanically produced steel pens which were more durable and long lasting.


Tuesday to Saturday: 11am – 4pm, Sunday: 1pm – 4pm. Closed 25th December.
Last admission is 45 minutes before the museum closes.   


  • Adult:           £5.00 / Gift Aid: £5.50*
  • Concession:  £4.00 / Gift Aid: £4.40* (Adults 65 and over)
    Students:       £4.00 / Gift Aid: £4.40*
  • Children under 16 go free.
  • Disabled adult visitors pay standard adult admission but can bring a free carer/personal assistant.

*Gift Aid admission prices include a 10% voluntary donation, and by paying this you enable the Museum to reclaim the tax back on the whole amount paid as part of the Government Gift Aid Scheme. For us, that’s currently worth an extra 25p for every pound you give which means your donation will provide more support for our work.

Please contact the The Pen Museum for further details


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