Connected Histories: Muslims in the First World War -21st October 2016 to 5th March 2017

This new exhibition explores the untold stories of the more than 400,000 Muslim soldiers in the First World War, and features personal stories and loans from relatives of those who served.

The exhibition has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Library of Birmingham and links historical research with personal testimony from Birmingham people whose Muslim relatives served in the First World War.

See the exhibition in its entirety with original artefacts on display in Gallery 15 at the at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. Free exhibition.

The opening times are below:

Monday – Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 5pm

You can find further information about the exhibition here. For information about the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, click here.

Image credit: Courtesy of Imperial War Museum, © IWM (Q 24379).



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