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Parliament delivered in time for Brexit deadline

To celebrate 10 years since Banksy versus Bristol Museum, Banksy’s Devolved Parliament will go on display in Bristol Museum & Art Gallery from Thursday 28 March. The painting is the artists largest on canvas and shown now thanks to a loan fro…

Make Blaise Museum brilliant!

Over the next few years Blaise Museum will undergo quite a few changes and we’d love for you to help us shape them! We want to give Blaise Museum a new lease of life and transform it into a museum for the local community. We want it to be full of o…

The 24 hour September culture flash sale!

Get your finger on the pulse and your thumbs ready to scroll! Quick-off-the-mark culture vultures can save money with thousands of discounted tickets and offers in the Bristol and Bath 24-hour culture flash sale from 10am on Thursday 6 September. From …

The cafes receive prestigious food award

We’re thrilled to announce that the cafes at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery have achieved silver accreditation from the Soil Association’s Food for Life Served Here Award. The Food for Life Served Here Award is a prestigious food qua…

Dinosaur goes on study leave

by Debs Hutchinson, geology curator The amazing Scelidosaurus dinosaur fossil that usually takes pride of place in the Dinosaurs Gallery at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery has temporarily been taken off display so that it can be thoroughly studied by an…

24 hour January culture flash sale!

Make 2018 your year of culture and grab a bargain in the Bristol and Bath culture flash sale from 10am on Thursday 18 January 2018. Search for #cultureflashsale on Twitter to see what’s up for grabs or visit the Visit Bristol blog for a def…

Coming up in 2018

Happy New Year from everyone at Bristol Museums! Did you know? Visiting a museum reduces anxiety, reduces stress, makes you less lonely and has a greater impact on your well-being than playing a sport. Plus it’s warm and dry inside! And since Br…

Bristol named Museum Destination of the Year 2018

Bristol has been named Museum Destination of the Year 2018 in the Luxury Travel Guide Awards! The awards showcase the globe’s finest cities, attractions and destinations and the judging team recognised Bristol as a city that shows pride in its her…

A festive feast for the eyes

From 27 October we will be home to an amazing loan from the Bowes Museum: St. Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child, painted in the workshop of the 15th century Flemish painter, Dieric Bouts. We are thrilled to be welcoming the painting to Bristol which wi…

A week of work experience

Hi, Sagal, Georgie, Michael, Laila, Marnie and Ty here! We are students in Year 10 and we’ve been spending the last week on a work experience placement at Bristol Museums. We’re delighted to be given an opportunity to work here and are goi…