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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Queens Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RL, England
+44 117 922 3571
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Come and see Edward Lear masterpieces

Spent five hours there but could have spent a couple of days, there was so much of interest. Museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leon C
Leeds, England, United Kingdom

i have been about 50 times and nothing ever changes, sometimes there are exhibitions. kids under 4... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent five hours there but could have spent a couple of days, there was so much of interest. Museum notable not so much for outstanding artefacts as the interesting and informative way they are presented. The Gallery for so many outstanding works. The shop is...More

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 6 days ago

i have been about 50 times and nothing ever changes, sometimes there are exhibitions. kids under 4 might like it. or u might like it if u like seeing collections of china and glasses or stuffed animals in steamed up cases. i probably wouldn't go...More

Thank 32spongebob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We broke our Bristol walk and visited the Museum & Art Gallery. There was much to see and was a better than normal municipal museum. they have a very good collection Chinese Ceramics, to be found in the Schiller Gallery. They were running a wedding...More

Thank gordonilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the setting and very generous drinks reception in beautiful surroundings. The food however left a lot to be desired and after a long day at a conference you look forward to a good meal. The starter was lovely, main course however was shocking...More

Thank keeponbusing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see, the taxidermy is amazing and there are some very famous, beautiful paintings. There is a wide choice of artefacts, most people would find something to interest them. Donations.

Thank anniesadventures2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few times a year we go up to Clifton for lunch, then shopping and a trip to Bristol Museum follows. Our daughter is two and a half and loves the soft play area. There is a decent cafe, which today my partner highly praised...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 4 hours here but could have spent so much longer. The top floor I found particularly interesting, lots of ceramics from all over the world, amazing art including French artists and pre Raphaelit. All the exhibits a very well described. The two remaining...More

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth a visit . Easy to find and lots to see for all ages . Clear lay out and amazing building

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our young grandchildren to see the Pleiosaurus exhibition at the museum. It was excellent; informative and very hands on. Very well worth visiting and you pay what you want.

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I really enjoyed my visit here. The building is fantastic. My husband had been here fifty years ago when he was a boy and remembered some of the items. Lots of interactive things for children to enjoy. Didnt have time to see everything but would...More

Thank AngelaM007
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Paul F
4 April 2017|
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Response from MrsPT572 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, maybe without flash though, there are notices on the doors where photography is not allowed.
Catherine F
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
Stephen P
21 July 2015|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Hello, There is no admission fee to enter Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, we welcome donations. For some special exhibitions we charge for tickets or operate a 'Pay What You Think' scheme that allows visitors to experience... More