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Bristol Museums & Art Gallery

Discover Bristol’s world-class collections, from dinosaurs and gems to magnificent fine art and Egyptian artefacts. Whether you’re seeking art, history or science, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery offers a range of one hour, half or full day learning experiences for all ages.

Bristol Museums & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery delivers  inspiring educational programmes to meet the needs of various groups including; primary and secondary school groups;  Home Educators; Cubs, Beavers, Guides and Brownies; Adult Learners;  Group travel organisers; overseas students and EFL groups.

Take time to study magnificent art, discover the dinosaur that once roamed Bristol, see original Banksy works, find out fascinating facts about rocks and soils, get up close to Egyptian mummies, handle objects from ancient Greece and immerse yourself in natural history. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is home to world class collections, just waiting for you to explore!  Temporary exhibitions and special events are also held throughout the year.

School workshops offer interactive learning experiences. Children handle real museum objects, meet the experts, participate in role play and storytelling and carry out hands-on activities designed with age and learning needs in mind.
The following workshops are available throughout the academic year.

•    Ancient Egypt
•    Rocks and Soils
•    Discover Dinosaurs
•    Ancient Greeks
•    Stone Age to Iron Age
•    Art Workshops with special themes including Portraits and Landscapes

In addition, special offers and themed events for schools accompany the programme of temporary exhibitions and other museum projects. You can keep up-to-date with the latest learning activities through our termly e-newsletter.

Coach and adult educational groups are most welcome. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery can tailor itineraries to meet your group travel needs. From ‘behind the scenes tours’ and ‘meet the curator’ experiences to special gallery talks and reserved tables in the café – we will do our best to tailor the offer to meet your needs.



Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Facilities for Hearing Impaired, Facilities for Visually Impaired, Guide Dogs Welcome,


Conference Facilities, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,


Cafe, Picnic Site, Shop, Toilets,






Covid Review

0117 922 3571

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm


Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is FREE to visit. Any group of 10 or more people must book in advance.

School workshops range from £3-£6 per child depending on length of session and resources required. Accompanying adults are free.  Most school workshops recommend a ratio of 1 adult for every 6 children.

See here for latest learning sessions and charges.


Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL

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