Book now!

We are taking bookings at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed for both facilitated workshops and independent group visits for the next academic year. Please contact us now to secure your preferred dates.

All groups of 10 or more need to book a visit to our museums in advance through the Learning team, so contact us for further information about making your booking. Do remember to bring a copy of your booking confirmation with you when you visit.

What’s new?

We’ve been working hard to make improvements to some of our workshops, develop new online resources, and loan boxes.  We are also creating a programme of in-person workshops for Home Educators in 2024 – 25.

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Workshop: Ancient Egypt

Follow the adventures of Egyptologist, Amelia Edwards, in this hands-on session about her life-changing journey ‘a thousand miles up the Nile’.

Workshop: Ancient Greeks

What can decorated pots tell us about life in ancient Greece over 2500 years ago?

Workshop: Talking Pictures

Explore the art galleries, investigate paintings and build your speaking and listening skills.

Workshop: Every picture tells a story

Do pictures really tell stories? Discover how myths and legends have influenced artworks in our museum collection.

Workshop: Rocks and fossils

Can you spot a metamorphic from a sedimentary rock? Our fun geology-handling activities explore the rock cycle, volcanoes and plate tectonics.

EFL Art Gallery tours

Bring your EFL students on a guided tour of our art galleries and enhance their learning beyond the classroom.

School loan box: World Faiths

Borrow a World Faiths loan box to discover artefacts from the six most popular religions around the world: Judaism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism.