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Explore our free collections of art, nature and history on display in this beautiful building. Find out about the last billion years of earth's history, explore the region's natural wonders and discover more about peoples' lives, past and present.
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Queens Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RL, England
+44 117 922 3571
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All reviewsstuffed animalsnatural historyegyptian sectiongypsy caravanancient egyptspecial exhibitionstaffordshire hoardinteresting exhibitsworth a visitfree entryon displayrainy daybeautiful buildingfew hoursall agescouple of hoursnice cafe
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Reviewed today

This is a great place for local residents to take their children. It has a wide variety of exhibits and every child is likely to find at least one that really fascinates them. I would say it's a lower priority who are visiting Bristol and...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed today

A very varied collection of items - we were interested in one of the special exhibitions (WI Crafts Prize) but wandered around and enjoyed seeing a huge hoard of roman coins, some dinasaur skeletons and a variety of other things.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building at the top of park street. Various small exhibitions including Egypt, natural history etc. There’s a curiosity corner for children on the ground floor (play area) and various activities around the museum. Gift shop, cafe, changing facilities and feeding room available.

Thank BecciT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here during a day out in Bristol, I'd never visited the city before, but was impressed. This museum was one of the highlights. Lots of good exhibits, especially the taxidermy animals (maybe not to everyone's taste) but I thought they were well presented and...More

Thank Worlds_fastest_sheep
Reviewed 5 days ago

I brought my London friend here to browse the various exhibitions, including the Egyptian Rooms, the 1900 Gypsy Caravan, the ceramics and silverware, ending up in the actual art gallery itself where there are very valuable original paintings, e.g. the Pre-Raphaelites, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Burne-Jones...More

Thank JuneBug1939
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering this is a free entry museum this is fantastic. There are so many different things here from glass artefacts, Chinese arts to extinct and stuffed animals. This is a great place if you’re into history and this is also a great place if you...More

Thank Paddington89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous place to visit Free entry Lots to see and some interactive screens, activities or colouring on each of the 3 floors. My girls loved looking at all the animals and dinosaur bone collections Also nice clean toilets Very family friendly, although lots of stairs...More

Thank hannahdblunden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here as were in the area and particularly enjoyed looking at the Egyptian exhibits. We also looked at the seashore section ( stuffed birds etc) and dinosaurs. The art was mainly traditional portraits, landscapes etc with a random modern art section at the...More

Thank ellebtn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the museum to view a particular painting by Munnings. However I found a great deal more to look at and not just paintings. I only had time to look at the silver, glass, ceramic and photographic exhibitions. The museum staff were very helpful...More

Thank Honey4Tea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the grandchildren on a very hot day during their summer holiday. It can cost a lot to entertain small people, but the museum does a good job in providing an interesting cost effective venue. Yes, it was hot, but it was even hotter outside!

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16 January 2018|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Yes you can take pushchairs into the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. We also have a pushchair lift and buggy park for pushchairs as well on site.
Paul F
4 April 2017|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Dear Paul F You can take photographs of the exhibits as long as you don't use flash photography. Kind regards Brian Box Office Assistant
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16 October 2016|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Hello, There is plenty for people of all ages to see and do at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. On the ground floor we have Curiosity - a space for under 7's to play and explore. You can also grab an Explorer Pack from the... More