About this room

The Past Gallery is dedicated to the industrial heritage of Birmingham, complete with steam engines, cars and trains plus great views of our Spitfire
and Hurricane planes.

We can accommodate dining on this floor for up to 200 people or drinks receptions for 350.

A fascinating and unusual space to entertain!




up to 350



up to 200

Starting prices

Hire Fee


10:00 - 0:00

from £2640 Per session

Package Per Person - Just pay a fixed price per person


10:00 - 0:00

from £39 Per session

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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Package per person details

We also offer a great value day delegate package at just £39 +VAT per head.

This package includes:

• Hire of the Event Suite (or part of, dependent on numbers)
• Data projector, screen, and one microphone
• Delegate pens and notepads
• Chilled mineral water and healthy brain food pick and mix snacks for your delegates to graze upon throughout your day
• Unlimited servings of freshly brewed ground coffee and an assortment of ethical teas, accompanied by a delicious selection of biscuits
• WiFi
• Buffet lunch
• Arrival refreshments served in the Future Gallery (this area must be vacated by 10 am)
• Complimentary access to the museum on the day of the event until 5 pm
• Fresh fruit served with all refreshment breaks


In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 00:00

Extension available

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Flipchart Flipchart

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Parking available Parking available


Flatscreen TV


Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Natural light

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

Enhanced security events

About Thinktank

Thinktank is one of the region's premier centers for business events including conferences, corporate events, and Christmas parties. It is a place where the historic and the ultra-modern come alive to provide an awe-inspiring environment for events.

Thinktank is available for hire for all types of corporate events, from meetings and conferences to conventions, product launches, and receptions. We're the only venue in the Midlands where delegates can enjoy their canapés either under the wings of Spitfire and Hurricane fighter planes.

The venue boasts versatile spaces, dramatic architecture and fascinating museum exhibits. The added attractions of the digital Planetarium and Thinktank Theatre are also available as part of conference and event packages.

Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £250
hire fee / per session
Event Suite
Seating capacity 200
Standing capacity 250
from £1000
hire fee / per session
Thinktank Theatre
Seating capacity 180
from £150
hire fee / per session
Seating capacity 69
from £2100
hire fee / per session
The Future Gallery
Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 150
from £39
per person / per session
Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 60
from £39
per person / per session
Seating capacity 72
Standing capacity 100
from £39
per person / per session
Seating capacity 80
Standing capacity 120

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