M Shed is located on Bristol’s historic dockside and reveals the fascinating story of Bristol and its unique place in the world. The vibrant museum is the perfect learning destination for a fun and memorable school trip!

Unwrap Bristol’s past with a range of interactive local history sessions, including the city’s connections to the transatlantic slave trade, its maritime heritage and world famous chocolate making. Find out about Bristol at War and discover some of the brilliant people who have helped to shape the city.

Hands-on learning sessions incorporate object handling, role play, storytelling and meet the expert opportunities.   In-school activities such as assembly are also offered, along with classroom teaching resources and CPD choices.

We are proud that M Shed was announced a 2017 winner of the Sandford Award for Heritage Education, an accolade that is valid for five years.

Here is our latest learning activity:

The Romans and Bristol

Salvete! In CE43 the Roman Empire conquered and settled throughout Britain. Discover more about the Romanisation of Britain and the ‘Romans’ in Bristol in this hands-on workshop