Facilities

Come and explore our amazing collections, displays and world-class exhibitions and events. Here’s some more information you might need to plan your visit.

You’ll find:

  • A café
  • Toilets throughout the museum
  • Lockers – these are temporarily unavailable to help stop the spread of COVID-19
  • Unisex babycare room
  • A buggy park
  • Wudhu facilities
  • Two studios which can hold up to 120 people are available for hire
  • Events suite which can seat 240 people and is used for conferences, private events and weddings – available for hire

Child visits

There’s certainly a lot to do here for younger visitors – you can find out more in our families section or by having a look at what’s on. Children under the age of 12 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 16 or over.

M Café and shop

M Café is located on the ground floor of M Shed and enjoys lovely views across the harbour and city. We offer a delicious range of fresh, Fairtrade and organic hot and cold food and drinks including a selection of homemade cakes, sandwiches and specials from our deli range.
Find our more about our cafe.

The M Shed shop stocks a wide selection of quirky and creative gifts that capture the essence of Bristol. Find museum souvenirs, gift vouchers, Banksy books, and prints by local artists such as Emmeline Simpson. You can also browse our products online.