What’s On

Marvellous masks

Handle amazing masks from around the world. Explore our collections looking for inspiration for your own mask, and then make a mask of your own to take home.

Dinosaur detectives

WORKSHOP: Budding palaeontologists can find out all about dinosaurs in this hands-on roar-some workshop. Meet the Bristol dinosaur, handle fossils, dress up and even make a fossil cast to take home.

Egypt explorers

Hands-on session exploring pyramids, pharaohs and mummification. Explore Egyptian artefacts, make papyrus paper, practice hieroglyphic writing and decorate a mini sarcophagus, all inspired by our fantastic Egypt gallery.

Magic

EXHIBITION: From ancient uses of witchcraft, to the role superstition plays in the modern mind, this exhibition looks at how magic has been used to heal, hunt and harm.

Pre-Raphaelites

EXHIBITION: This exhibition takes a fresh look at the Pre-Raphaelite movement and focuses on paintings of knights and medieval heroines.