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At-Bristol

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Address: Anchor Road, Bristol BS1 5DB, England
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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There is so much to discover for all the family with At-Bristol!With...

There is so much to discover for all the family with At-Bristol!With hundreds of hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK’s biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.

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fun with kids

i think over the years we have been 3 times and it always changes themes each time we go so it feels like a slightly different experience each time . kids absolutely love it and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i think over the years we have been 3 times and it always changes themes each time we go so it feels like a slightly different experience each time . kids absolutely love it and you will lose them if not careful but they won't be far. Think it is slightly over priced .

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great venue for family's with young children and there is so much to do that you can keep coming back again and again. And the staff are lovely. It is really quite expensive to come here as a one off though, so if you're a local you should definitely buy the annual ticket as you'll want to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

great day out my boys loved it full day spent and lots to do a definate return will be made pack lunch needed thou cafe is over priced and lacks good choice.

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Thank Mandie K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Loved it as a kid and still love it as a dad. We came just befor Xmas for a family and friends get together befor the Xmas holidays. Was a lovely day out. Price is fair for what you get to see and do inside. Some people think otherwise. But am happy to pay :) see you soon

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Sorrento, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Why do adults have to pay so much for something that is mainly for children. It cost us almost £100 for the entrance fees alone. The younger kids enjoyed themselves admittedly, but, having been before I found it a bit of a yawn. My opinion is that it is over priced and overrated.

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At_Bristol_Sci, Public Relations Manager at At-Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry that you felt disappointed with your visit to us. At-Bristol Science Centre is an educational charity. We have hundreds of interactive exhibits, live shows and activities and experiences onsite, for all ages. We receive no direct central government funding, and we rely on ongoing, valuable support from our all our visitors,... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go with the kids when it's rainy. It is not something I can do regularly due to being on a budget but you can spend all afternoon there and there are activities for alll ages. A great asset to Bristol.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge amount of activities to do. Kept us busy all day. Especially liked UK food and farming section.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked out tickets in advance online and save money by purchasing a family ticket approx £40, we also added the winter star gazing at £3.50 per person for the planetarium. If you gift aid when you arrive they give you £1 each back to spend in the shop or cafe. When we arrived straight away the boys (9 and... More 

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Wiltshire, UK
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236 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's very little I can add to all the other reviews, apart from to say that I love going here as much as the children do! There is SO much to see and do and touch and build and generally mess around with. Yes, it's expensive - but the little ones (and not-so-little-ones) will be clamouring to go back. As... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited between Christmas and New Year with three kids, aged 11, 9 and 6. Having visited a few places like this before we knew what to expect but were still pleasantly surprised by the number of different and engaging things for the children to do, despite the age ranges. The 3D Planetarium was brilliant and we all particularly enjoyed... More 

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