Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Explore our collections of art, nature and history on display in this beautiful building. Find out about the last billion years of Earth’s history, explore the region’s natural wonders and discover more about peoples’ lives, past and present. Entry to the Museum is free.
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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery opens in 3 hours 12 minutes
Open today: 10am–5pm
Opening times: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat, Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays: 10am-6pm
EXHIBITION: Experience the ghost architecture of this soft corridor based on Do Ho Suh’s home. New York City Apartment/Bristol has been tailored from fabric and commissioned especially for Bristol.
EXHIBITION: An exquisite display of beautiful photographic images of close-up plants taken in the 1930s. On tour from the Hayward Gallery, Southbank.
EXHIBITION: Artists John Wood and Paul Harrison present Erdkunde: The Study of the Earth, a new video work inspired by the museum’s geology collections.
Discover Egyptian mummies, South West Wildlife, the Exhibition Gallery and loads more.
Say hi to Alfred the Gorilla, enjoy the Gypsy Caravan and learn all about dinosaurs, rocks and wildlife.
Explore our art galleries – amazing craftsmanship with paintings, pottery, glass and more.