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Where we are based

Ikon Gallery is located in central Birmingham, in the West Midlands, UK. Birmingham is connected to the rest of the country through the national train networks and major motorways, and internationally via Birmingham International Airport.

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Getting here

Situated in Brindleyplace, off Broad Street, Ikon Gallery is just 15 minutes walk from New Street Station.

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By foot

From New Street station walk to Victoria Square, past the Town Hall and in front of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery onto Centenary Way. Continue through Centenary Square and the International Convention Centre (ICC). Walk over the bridge into Brindleyplace, and between Lulu Wild and Slug & Lettuce. Alternatively turn left in front of the ICC and right onto Broad Street, then right into Oozells Street. Approximately 15 minute walk.

By public transport

Birmingham’s New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street stations are all within a 25 minute walk of Ikon Gallery. Train times are available from the National Rail website.

Ikon is accessible by bus from most areas of the city. For details of times and routes visit Network West Midlands.

From Birmingham International airport, use the airport shuttle to Birmingham International train station, then take one of the regular trains to Birmingham New Street Station. Ikon Gallery is approximately 15 minutes walk from New Street or alternatively taxis are available outside New Street Station.

The closest moorings to Ikon are at Sherbourne Wharf. Take the steps or pathway up to Brindleyplace and follow the directional signs.

By car

On 1 June 2021 Birmingham will launch a Clean Air Zone. For more information please visit Brum Breathes. 

Birmingham is accessible by the M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways. Drivers should follow signs to Birmingham City Centre and then look for the brown tourist signs to the International Convention Centre, Barclaycard Arena, Canals and Brindleyplace. The postcode for Ikon Gallery is B1 2HS.

The nearest car park is Q-Park Brindleyplace on Brunswick Street. For a 10% discount pre-book and quote IKON at, Q-Park have also kindly agreed to make a 10% donation to Ikon for each booking made.

Orange and blue badge holders may park on double yellow lines on Oozells Street in accordance with badge guidelines. There is a bicycle rack near Ikon.

Group Visits

60 minute tours are available for groups, providing specialist insight and opportunities for discussion.

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Accessibility & Facilities at Ikon

Ikon Gallery is accessible to all visitors with visual, hearing and mobility impairments.

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Birmingham offers much for the visitor to enjoy, whether its an exploration of the city’s history, the wide range of quality cultural experiences available or the diverse culinary landscape.