Mobile Tours

The Museum offers FREE applications for mobile devices that give onsite and offsite visitors access to special exhibitions and the Museum’s collection. Visitors can use their own devices, or iPads may be available for FREE checkout at the Information Desk.

Need headphones?

Headphones are available for sale in the Museum Store on the second floor near Oscar’s café.

Need WiFi?

FREE public WiFi is available throughout the Museum.

So Close to Heaven smartguide feature

The Museum recently added 10 new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of So Close to Heaven: Sacred Sculpture from the Weldon Collection. The So Close to Heaven smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the

Hester Bateman smartguide feature

Hester Bateman smartguide feature

The Museum recently added seven new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of Hester Bateman: Setting the Table for Female Enterprise. The Hester Bateman smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the exhibition and allows visitors

BMA smartguide

BMA smartguide

Launched in October 2013, the BMA’s smartguide offers an innovative and fun way for visitors to engage more deeply with artworks from special exhibitions and the collection. The smartguide provides text, primary and alternate images of artworks, audio and video clips, links

Art Speaks mobile app

Art Speaks mobile app

In August 2013, the Museum debuted its second mobile app, which engages with a series of exhibitions commemorating the Civil Rights Movement. The Art Speaks app is designed to enhance the experience of onsite and offsite visitors with original content,

Look of Love for Apple iPad

Look of Love for Apple iPad

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to debut The Look of Love for the Apple iPad. Visitors can use this app in the Museum, and a nationwide audience can download it, free of charge, through the Apple App Store.