Museums and galleries

Museums and galleries

Opening times and visitor information for our museums in Bristol.

Museums re-opening dates

  • Bristol Archives: 8 September
  • M Shed: 8 September
  • Bristol Museum and Art Gallery: 15 September

You must pre-book to visit these museums. 

Visit Bristol Museums re-opening for dates and pre-booking information.

Blaise, Red Lodge and Georgian House remain closed. 

All of these museums are free to enter. You may need to pay to visit some exhibitions.

You can see opening times and what’s on at our Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives website or on each museum’s page:

  • Blaise Castle House Museum

    See what people wore and the toys children played with at this historic house and gardens.

  • Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

    Visit this beautiful building with three floors of art, nature and history collections.

  • Bristol Archives

    Explore ten centuries of Bristol’s history, and the British Empire & Commonwealth Collection, through historic records, photographs and film.

  • The Georgian House Museum

    Discover what a Bristol sugar plantation and slave owner’s home might have looked like around 1790.

  • Kings Weston Roman Villa

    Explore where Romans used to live and see a Roman bath suite and mosaic floors.

  • M Shed

    Find out the story of Bristol’s people and places from prehistoric times to the present day.

  • The Red Lodge Museum

    Visit three of the oldest rooms in Bristol and the last complete Elizabethan room in the UK.