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If you are looking for ideas to keep the children entertained during the holidays then take a look at the holiday activities below.
Why not visit one of Bristol's fascinating museums and see our current exhibitions or come to one of our special events.
Handle real Egyptian objects and explore on a store tour at our Ancient Egypt Family Discovery Day on Wed 29 May at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, or head over to Kings Weston Roman Villa to learn how to Dress Like a Roman on Fri 31 May!
Head to Pharaoh: King of Egypt this half term and get a family ticket for £10. Or if you're in the mood to explore the whole museum, why not hire one of our Family Explorer Kits.
Due to popular demand, Exhibition Chocolate! at M-shed has also been extended until Sunday 23 June. See our Chocolate! page.
Take a ride on M Shed's boats, cranes and trains
The historic harbourside exhibits are ready for trips during the school holidays.
Sail on the Mayflower for stunning views of Bristol’s harbourside, be transported back to the days of steam with a ride along the dockside on the Henbury Steam Locomotive or be lifted up by the historical industrial cranes. Buy tickets on-board on the day. View timetables on the M shed webiste.
See our museums page for details of museums and opening times.
Find out about other museum events by checking our events listing or call 0117 922 3571.
Bristol's Historic Houses
Now open for the summer season. Visit Bristol's 'hidden treasure' The Red Lodge Museum with it's magnificent Tudor rooms and Elizabethan-style knot garden this summer or visit The Georgian House Museum to see how a typical late 18th-century town house was furnished and displayed.
Playing is a great way for kids to get up and about, keep active and stay healthy. To find your nearest play space, skate park and adventure playground, visit the Go places to play website.
Parks and green spaces
Bristol has many parks and natural green spaces that are free for people to use.
We have created 12 measured routes for you to follow within some of our parks to encourage everyone to get fit - you can stroll, buggy push, scoot or jog around the park.
Find out what sporting activities are available during the school holidays visit our sport school holiday activities page.
Visit your local library where you will find as well as books a wide range of DVDs and CDs for you to borrow.
There are lots of events and activities 13 to 19 year olds in Bristol. To find out about sports, arts, volunteering, music events, festivals and youth clubs visit the Go places do things website. You can search by area to check for activities close to where you live.