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Hall of Memory

Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
+44 121 693 6300
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A calm and serene reminder of the sacrifices of others

Good to visit the Hall of Memory as part of a general tour of Birmingham City Centre (visit the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christopher R
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
A Sad Reflection on those who gave their lives

Having to squeeze in many attractions within 24 hrs while we were in Central Birmingham on... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Stephen N
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Rockdale, Australia
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In tribute to those who lost their lives in combat from World War I to present day, the interior of this somber memorial offers books with the names of the fallen, as well as impressive stained glass windows and skylights.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Good to visit the Hall of Memory as part of a general tour of Birmingham City Centre (visit the museum and the Cathedral/Pigeon park too). Probably only a 20 minute visit but is a very beautiful building with excellent sculptures outside. Venturing in, it is...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Having to squeeze in many attractions within 24 hrs while we were in Central Birmingham on 29/03/17, I suggested to my travel companion we take a walk around the Hall Of Memory, this was my second visit since August 2016. Certainly an area well maintained...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Birmingham has such an eclectic vibe in the city center, it ranges from super modern to the old and historic. Hall of memory was an interesting structure to find while on an early morning walk. Good for those with an interest in history or architecture.

Thank knhall1
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely small building situated next to the very modern library in Birmingham. The old and new architecture really works well together. The building is a memorial for those that died in the war and is a very fitting tribute. It has lovely statues around...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A place to look at records of those men and women who have given their lives in the service of their country. You can ask to see specific entries if you have family or friends listed there. A small, quiet space, fit for purpose.

Thank Kath634
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A funny looking building overshadowed by the new library and construction sites nearby. It's not clear what it is until you go inside. A quiet contemplative sort of experience like other war memorials which make you thankful to all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a special place of peace, calm and memory. The exterior needs to be walked around to appreciate the sculptures and scale of the building. Inside is peaceful and simple interior where you can stay in peace to think and remember those who lost...More

Thank Mekkoelle
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The Hall of Memory is a quiet place in the middle of a busy city to pay respect to the fallen. It is a free attraction that has statues on the outside commemorating the armed forces, with lovely poppy wreaths inside. It's a nice stop...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Hall of Memory war memorial is very well done. Both the outside and the inside are very poinient. There are seats inside so we were able to sit and think for a few minutes.

Thank Chris37111
Reviewed 7 January 2017

How nice to see such a historic monument to the First World War - albeit right by the new library which has very modern architecture. A small building, so be careful not to miss it. As they say, we should not forget those that gave...More

Thank Mike99Marg
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