- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Indoor
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery houses a huge and exciting range of mysterious objects to fascinate and educate, from glorious sea dinosaurs to magnificent art! A visit to the region's largest museum, with 20 galleries guaranteed to inspire you.
Swing by the World Wildlife Gallery and discover how animals have adapted in amazing ways to live in their environment. Compare your little fingers with a hand cast of a real gorilla and try spot the camouflaged animals. From there go admire the beautiful art from different time periods across the world, just magical!
On the ground floor, the museum has a dedicated gallery for under 5s called Curiosity where younger visitors can tell stories in the crystal cave, act out a performance on stage, play with puppets, interactives, games and more! Your little one Dino-obsessed? Let them create and draw their favourite dinosaurs and learn about these amazing creatures including the ferocious Sea Dragons.
- Art, nature and history museum
- Say hi to Alfred the Gorilla
- Under 5’s interactive gallery
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available Nearby
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Queens Road, Bristol, Somerset and Bristol, BS8 1RL, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Mondays except bank holidays and Mondays during Bristol school holidays.
Free admission (donations welcome)
The closest two car parks are West End (BS8 1EH) and Trenchard Street (BS1 5AN), both about a five minute walk away.