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The Matthew of Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Railway and Transport Attractions, Tourist Attractions, Sailing and Kayaking

Attraction Information

The Matthew of Bristol is a replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497, The Matthew is available to visit in the Bristol Floating Harbour.

Look around and talk to the knowledgeable volunteers, or if you pre-book you can take a trip around the harbour, down the river or out to sea. Dress up for the adventure and become a pirate for a day!

The Matthew is permanently moored alongside M Shed on Princes Wharf.

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Opening hours

March - November
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

December - February
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

0117 9276868



Click here to visit The Matthew of Bristol's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

The Matthew of Bristol has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

The Matthew of Bristol has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, The Matthew of Bristol is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, The Matthew of Bristol have stated they are pushchair friendly.

The Matthew of Bristol has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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