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M Shed

Museums and Art Galleries, Indoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconBristol
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Attraction Information

M Shed is a museum dedicated to telling the story of the history of the city of Bristol in both war and peace time, with additional bonuses like buried treasure to dig up, a Thecodontosaurus to marvel at, plus their working exhibits of cranes, trains and boats can be ridden by guests!

Their 3 galleries reveal the fascinating story of the city from prehistoric times to the present day, plus film and photograph visual displays, moving audio of historic locals' personal stories. You can also encounter rare and quirky objects to try and identify and add your own memories and impressions of the city through their cool interactive displays.

Highlights include rides on the working exhibits and interactive displays in the galleries or discover the museum's hidden depths with a Family Explorer Kit!

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00



Princes Wharf, Wapping Road,
Somerset and Bristol,
BS1 4RN,

Phone number

0117 352 6600


Free admission


FAQ & Additional Information

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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