Housed in an attractive Grade II* listed building, conveniently located in the centre of Birmingham, we are a registered charity whose aim is the “Diffusion and Advancement of Science, Literature and Art amongst all classes of persons resident in Birmingham and the Midland counties".
We offer a wide range of services:
A number of lecture theatres and conference rooms are available for hire at very competitive prices. We are also able to provide a wide range of equipment to meet your needs including WIFI access. See our Room Hire page for more details.
Membership of the Institute entitles you to use of the library facilities, use of the members room and discounted entry to all Institute events. There is also a variety of in house activities. See the Membership Page for full details.
Our in house coffee lounge offers a variety of drinks and light snacks to anybody using the Institute. See our Catering Page for contact details and sample menus.
Our library holds over 100,000 books, some of which date back to the 18th century. We also have a music library with over 3000 classical CDs. See our Library Page for full details.
BMI Insight is the Institutes own official journal that includes various articles of interest. See the BMI Journal page for more details.
With an established reputation in the centre of Birmingham, you can be certain that we will make every effort to ensure that your event, whether it be a meeting, exhibition, conference, concert or just a visit, is a resounding success.
We look forward to welcoming you