BRISTOL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery provides visitors to the city with a select overview of the civilisations and momentous events that have helped shape world history. Originally established in 1823, the Bristol Museum's striking Baroque architecture provides a fitting backdrop for displaying cutting-edge art alongside priceless artefacts.
Museum highlightsThe Bristol Museum and Art Gallery's collection has been built up over centuries and is one of the most extensive anywhere in the country. The museum’s layout has been carefully crafted to take you on a journey through the history of our planet, from exploring the extinction of the dinosaurs to understanding the techniques used to create Japanese ceramics.
Although the museum's exhibitions traverse time and culture, Egyptian artefacts are some of the most prevalent. Enhance your knowledge of this fascinating culture by viewing a diverse range of mummies and 3,000-year-old ornaments and wall decorations. Children visiting the museum will also be amazed by the vast collection of gemstones and UK-discovered dinosaur skeletons during their trip.
With 7 galleries as well, art lovers can indulge their passion for artists like Pissarro, Renoir and Bellini. The museum also continuously exhibits a range of artists who depict the cultural traditions of communities across the globe.
Located only a 10-minute walk away from the museum and gallery, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bristol is the ideal place to stay if you want to explore the city’s cultural attractions. Situated near the city’s main transport links, the hotel is also within close proximity to other highlights such as Clifton Cathedral and the Bristol Hippodrome.