What’s on

Banksy’s Devolved Parliament

SPECIAL EVENT: Banksy’s Devolved Parliament is currently on display in the front hall of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to celebrate 10 years since Banksy vs Bristol Museum

Goram Fair

FAMILY: Join us for a tribute to Goram Fair, a funfair and community event that celebrated the legend of local giant Goram, from the 1950s until 1996. It’s giant fun for the whole family!

Murder Mystery Night

SPECIAL EVENT: Join us to solve a mystery! Watch as the story-line unfolds, quiz the characters about their motives and find the clues to help solve the murder!

How to be a Roman

Find out about the Romans in Bristol in this Roman-themed workshop.
Taste Roman food, dress up in Roman clothes, play Roman games, make crafts and handle real artefacts in this hand-on workshop.

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.

What a Knight!

Take part in a merry medley of Medieval-themed activities. Children will learn about heraldry, make Apostle badges, try brass rubbing, handle real and replica objects, taste Medieval food and make a stained glass window decoration.

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.