Bristol Museum and Art Gallery


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Queens Road
Bristol
City of Bristol
BS8 1RL
England

Bristol’s premier museum and art gallery houses important collections of minerals and fossils, natural history, eastern art, world wildlife, Egyptology, archaeology and fine and applied art.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm Plus Mondays during Bristol school holidays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 10am - 5pm

Charges:

No admission fee - donations welcome

Discounts:

  • National Art Pass

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wi-fi available
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Breastfeeding facilities
  • Buggy parking facilities
  • High chairs in café/restaurant

Facilities information:

For a reminder of your visit, the Museum shop contains award-winning merchandise, including a beautiful guide to the art collection, reproduction prints from the art gallery collections, greetings cards, a wide range of books for all ages and interests, unusual gifts and Bristol-branded gifts to name just a few. To view the stock and for more information, visit the Museum Shop shop.bristolmuseums.org.uk

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Touch exhibits

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