If you would like to visit the collection after the lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions in England, please note the following alterations to historic arrangements: As the Coin Study Room is a small, windowless space, we regret that room capacity has been limited to one person. Because of this, we are now only able to … Read more


The Barber Institute’s building is owned and maintained by the University of Birmingham. The collections at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts are acquired and owned by The Henry Barber Trust. The Trust contributes extensively towards the purchase of works of art, the collections’ care and conservation, and the museum’s capital and running costs, including its … Read more