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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Queens Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RL, England
+44 117 922 3571
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This is worth a visit . Easy to find and lots to see for all ages . Clear lay out and amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Darren T
Chessington, United Kingdom
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Lovely exhibition

We took our young grandchildren to see the Pleiosaurus exhibition at the museum. It was excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Queens Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RL, England
+44 117 922 3571
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend that the curator and staff visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter to get some ideas of how to improve the presentation of exhibits. The Exeter museum has a similar stock to Bristol but has organised the collection in a much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I put 2 stars because I could not get inside of the museum as it has been closed on Bank holiday at the end of August. But outside is great.

Thank lydiasurvilo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Museum to be a bit boring for kids under 5. lots of stairs to get to the different exhibitions and nothing that interacting. For us it might have been better without the kids to try and take things in better.

Thank rice80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited here on a number of occasions, particularly to see the excellent picture galleries, displaying a range of paintings by a wide range of well known artists. I never tire of looking at them. If you love art, this museum is a 'must'....More

Thank colinlacey1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited today with my son, we loved the museum and we especially loved everything about the pliosaurus exhibition. It's well thought out, interactive and beautifully designed, highly recommended

Thank Rowlandfamily2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection of exhibits that covered a range of topics that kept my 6 year old boy engaged for the 2 hours we were in there. I couldn't say you could spend all day there as there just isn't enough to look at or do...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum on a weekend. It wasn't overcrowded at all. There are good facilities here, toilets and a cafe. There are lots of things to see and do. It's a great place for couples, families or the elderly. There are lots of sections...More

Thank Emma H
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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