Museum and art gallery

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This great and interesting museum is eclectic: it contains paintings, sculptures, ceramics, metal objects, jewelery , elements of natural history, archeology, ethnography, local history and history. history of the industry. The gallery of paintings can not be compared to that of the British Museum, but it still has interesting paintings, including English and Italian painters, usually a work. Works by Edward Burne-Jones, Constable, Gainsborough, Turner, Bacon, Bellini, Botticelli, Canaletto, Gentileschi, Guercino, Simone Martini, Guido Reni, Salvador Rosa. The antiquities section contains coins from the early to the Middle Ages, objects from India, Central Asia, Cyprus and Egypt, vestiges of Greek, Roman civilizations, witnesses of countries of Latin America. Medieval artifacts are part of a section about the history of Birmingham. The History of Industry section pays tribute to industry pioneers who have fostered the development of Birmingham. A must see.

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