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Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre

2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market  Bristol  England  BS1 3AD  United Kingdom 

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Visitor's Guide: Bristol

Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery

A Must-See Museum
  • Neighborhood: Clifton
  • Category: Fine Art
  • Hours: Mo to Fr from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sa to Su from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes


Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery is an extremely popular museum and a great place to go to on a rainy day. It houses fine arts, natural and human history, marine wildlife, a freshwater aquarium, archaeology, Oriental art, and temporary exhibitions. In fact, there are over four million objects on display, making this a great place to discover the exciting world of arts and sciences. Particularly popular with kids are the large glass cases containing stuffed animals. The Museum Shop contains Egyptian reproductions, books, cards and Bristol Blue Glass. There's also a cafe serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. Disabled access is through the entrance on University Road, just after Browns bistro. Unfortunately, the second floor is not accessible. Admission is free.

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