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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Queens Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RL, England
+44 117 922 3571
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Great place to take a toddler

Really enjoyed all of the animals and a nice little play area too. Plenty of highchairs in the cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andrew m
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Interesting

It's not to big but remember that it's free and it give you very interesting notion about more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniele K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed all of the animals and a nice little play area too. Plenty of highchairs in the cafe and food relatively good. No problems walking around with a pram. Good for a free mornings entertainment.More

Thank andrew m
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing your review, we are happy to hear how you have enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! You may be interested in the upcoming exhibition, Pliosaurus, from June 17th which is suitable for all ages! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not to big but remember that it's free and it give you very interesting notion about more arguments. Furthermore the place it's very clean and quiteMore

Thank Daniele K
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing us a review, we are glad that you have enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Keep an eye out for our upcoming exhibition from June 17th, Pliosaurus - it's great for all ages! Kind regards, Chloe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great improvement since my last visit a couple of years ago. Cafe was altogether better more quality more choice and reasonable prices. Bristol,Zoo and Birmingham City museum restaurant/tea room could take a couple of leaves out of their bookMore

Thank 653philipb
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing us your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! You may be interested in our upcoming exhibition from 17th June, Pliosaurus, full details can be found on our website. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building! We had some visitors so thought we'd show them around (having never been to the museum ourselves). Free entry, but you'll probably want to make a donation when you realise how much there is to see - loved the Egypt collection and Assyrian...More

Thank Bobtdiver
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and to recommend Bristol Museum & Art Gallery! We are so pleased that you enjoyed visiting our collections and learning about Bristol through the historical maps. We hope to see you again soon. Many...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been visiting since I was a child. Constantly modernising and could wander around here for hours, been to many places around the world and would come back to this museum time and time again.

Thank lauraphotocat2009
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, we are so pleased to hear that you visit regularly! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks, Maya Box Office

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance is free, but a donation of £5 per person is suggested - that's good value. The more you look the more you will observe. Don't miss the various notable elements of the building, superb staircases and features. Perhaps the approach is over-ambitious, and there...More

Thank S-Milano
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and for recommending Bristol Museum & Art Gallery! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and took note of the original features of the building. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are one or two interesting things in this museum - I loved the by-plane hanging up as you go in. The Assyrian tablets are great and there is a plethora of Egyptian artefacts. On the other hand, the picture collection is a bit limited...More

Thank MarkCheshire
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Hello MarkCheshire, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed the Assyrian and Egyptian galleries, and are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our Wildlife or Art Galleries. As always we will take your comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum reminds me of so many times visited London's British museum and Natural History museum. Really nice place to come along with kids or to see from time to time changing exhibitions. During weekend might be a bit more visitors but shouldn't be too...More

Thank Meska_su_Lokiu
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Meska_su_Lokiu, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and for recommending the museum to others! You may enjoy our Pliosaurus! exhibition which opens in June. Many thanks, Maya Box Office

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to quite a few museums across the country and I would recommend Bristol Museum. I enjoyed the Egyptian section and the dinosaurs. The building as an architectural

Thank Jane H
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Jane H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for recommending Bristol Museum & Art Gallery! As you are interested in history, you may enjoy visiting our current exhibition at Mshed, 'Skeletons: Our Buried Bones'. Many thanks, Maya Box Office

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in here and I really enjoyed the animal, insect and dinosaur part of the museum so the place is well worth a visit and interesting to Try this place and see it all for yourself for free...

Thank hols256
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Hols256, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Maya Box Office

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Paul F
Can you take photographs of the exhibits please.
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.
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Catherine F
Is there enough to keep a 4 year old and a 6 year old interested?
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
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Stephen P
Admission price
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
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