As of 18 March, all of our sites will be closed to the public until 1 May 2020. In addition, all public events are cancelled until 31 May 2020. Please check individual event pages for further details about refunds. Enquiries service at Bristol Archives will still continue. Thank you for bearing with us during this unprecedented time.
On the afternoon of Christmas Eve 1914, Agatha Miller married Captain Archibald Christie in Bristol. Records of the ceremony, hastily arranged while Archie was on leave during the First World War, are now held at Bristol Archives.
Frameworks aims to raise the profile of five art collections that include world class historical, modern and contemporary fine and applied arts, all within an hour’s drive or a forty-minute train journey of each other.
Dr Robert Massey from the Royal Astronomical Society led a packed out auditorium for an evening of all things extra-terrestrial with his lecture about how comets and asteroids move through the solar system.
We want to encourage people to discover historic Bristol through old postcards on the Know Your Place website. Would you like to use the postcards to tell your own stories – or could you volunteer for us?
We’re one of nine museums across the country taking part in the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Our Museum programme. It asks how museums work in active partnership with their local communities through sustainably sharing decision-making, networks and skills.