Bristol Museum

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Egypt Explorers at Bristol Museum

Sail down the Nile with us and discover ancient Egypt. A hands-on workshop exploring pyramids, pharaohs and mummification. Explore Egyptian artefacts, make papy...
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What a Knight! at the MShed

Take part in a merry medley of Medieval-themed activities and learn about heraldry, make Pilgrim badges, try brass rubbing, handle real and replica objects, tas...
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Marvellous Masks at Bristol Museum

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. ...
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Arty Animals at Bristol Museum

Professional artist Christine Allison will help you explore the museum wildlife collections looking for inspiration, sketch your ideas and then design a mixed-u...
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Romans at the Villa

Visit Kings Weston Roman Villa to discover amazing mosaics, a bath suite and underfloor heating. Handle real Roman objects and meet our friendly Romans from the...

Insect Festival at Bristol Museum

Come to our Insect Festival and learn all about bugs – whether you love them or loath them! Meet loads of national insect experts and have your bug identified. ...

Circus Spectacular at Bristol Museum

Prepare to be amazed by acrobatics and circus performers as they take over the museum’s grand halls. There will be live performances from Circomedia, Shakedown,...

Trying it on – Museums at Night

Join Bristol Museum for a Museums at Night spectacular! With performances created by one of the UK’s leading choreographers, Lea Anderson MBE, this Museums a...
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Bristol rocks! at Bristol Museum

Rocks, fossils and minerals can tell us the most amazing things about our planet… and they look pretty stunning too! This family geology take over day at the...
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Chinese New Year at Bristol Museum

You would be barking mad to miss our Chinese New Year celebrations this February! Welcome in the Year of the Dog with spectacular traditional and contemporar...
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Memories of Doris at Bristol Museum

Say farewell to Doris in the final week of our Pliosaurus! exhibition. Will you dare to come face to face with her one last time? She’s a very special cr...
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Pliosaurus!

Dive into the Jurassic deep this summer and come face to face with a giant who was anything but gentle. Will you dare to look inside her mouth or listen to her ...