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Address: Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
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In tribute to those who lost their lives in combat from World War I to...

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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Reflection

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kath634
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank Kath634
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 for the country. I liked the marble architecture. However, the location is wrong for it.

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Thank Catherine H
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 their lives in the great war. It is a beautiful place.

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Thank Mekkoelle
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428 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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 for history buffs. The Three Wise Men statue is across the street.

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Thank RamonaL34
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Chris37111
London, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
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 us our freedom.

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Thank Mike99Marg
Beverley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A charming classically inspired pavilion now situated as a principal building in Birmingham's Centenary Square, this fine Portland stone structure was erected by public subscription between the First and Second World Wars and exhibits touches of Art Deco inspired ornamentation to compliment the fine bronze statues on the four principal faces of the building. A fitting tribute, which survived the... More 

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Thank maplesteve
Birmingham
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201 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Right in the heart of Birmingham, very small but with important value. Very dark inside. although very small but you can spent a bit of time looking at the details inside

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Thank Villa57
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely little monument and quiet place to reflect in the middle of the busy city. Serene and impressive architecture all around the building.

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Thank Drew D
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was a good way to immortalise all the fallen from Birmingham and around, better than a cenotaph or obelisk.

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