Pen Museum and its collection

Pen Museum

The Pen Museum is a museum in Birmingham that is housed in an 1863 Florentine Renaissance style former pen factory that is devoted to pens and calligraphy. Through its collection of more than 5,000 pieces related to the steel pen trade in Birmingham, the museum tells the story of Birmingham’s important role in the information revolution. In the museum visitors can discover how Birmingham was home to many of the factories that manufactured the ‘Birmingham pen’ which in the 19th century supplied around 75% of the world’s pens.

Specialized & Alternative  Specialized & Alternative Art & Design  Art & Design Industrial heritage

Pen Museum
The Argent Centre 60 Frederick Street Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom
B1 3HS Birmingham

Visitor information Pen Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00


0 – 4Free
5 – 15£3.50


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

The Argent Centre 60 Frederick Street Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS United Kingdom, Birmingham

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