Museums and Galleries

See amazing film and photographs, listen to moving personal stories, encounter rare and quirky objects and add your own memories of Bristol through the interactive displays. From prehistoric times to the present day, M Shed tells the story of the city and its unique place in the world.


Open: 10am–5pm

Free entry!

The displays are on two floors. The permanent collection at the Victoria Art Gallery occupies two rooms on the first floor, whilst the ground floor contains two temporary exhibition spaces which change every couple of months.

Open daily from 10.30 - 17.00. Last entry is 16.40.

Adult £5.00

Student (Full-time with valid I.D) £4.50

Senior(65+) £4.50

Child (18 years and under) Free

Bath & North East Somerset residents receive free entry to the temporary exhibitions with a Resident's Discovery Card. Students from the University of Bath and Bath Spa University are entitled to free entry on production of a valid student card.

The Roman Baths, at the heart of the City of Bath World Heritage Site, consists of the remarkably preserved remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world. The city’s unique thermal springs rise in the site and the Baths still flow with natural hot water.

  • January - February: 9.30 - 17.00, exit 18.00

  • 1 March - 18 April: 9.00 - 17.00, exit 18.00

  • 19 April - 22 April: 9.00 - 19.00, exit 20.00

  • 23 April - 20 June: 9.00 - 17.00, exit 18.00

  • 21 June - 31 August: 9.00 - 21.00, exit 22.00

  • September - October: 9.00 - 17.00, exit 18.00

Super off-peak tickets from £14.40 for Adults

Off-peak tickets from £16.20 for Adults

Standard tickets from £18.00 for Adults

Peak tickets from £19.80 for Adults

Bath & North East Somerset residents are admitted free with a Resident's Discovery Card. Schools within Bath & North East Somerset are given free entry when booked in as a group. Students from the University of Bath and Bath Spa University are entitled to free entry on production of a valid student card.

The Fashion Museum Bath holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress and is housed in the magnificent Assembly Rooms. Information on admission charges, opening times, how to find us and facilities for families are included here.

  • January - February 10.30 - 16.00, exit 17.00

  • March - October 10.30 - 17.00, exit 18.00

  • November - December 10.30 - 16.00, exit 17.00

Adult £9.50

Student (Full-time with valid I.D) £8.50

Senior (65+) £8.50

Child (Age 6-18) £7.25

Children 5 years and under receive free entry

Bath & North East Somerset residents are admitted free with a Resident's Discovery Card. Schools within Bath & North East Somerset are given free entry when booked in as a group. Students from the University of Bath and Bath Spa University are entitled to free entry on production of a valid student card

A Celebration of Bath’s Industrial and Commercial Heritage

Children’s activities, working machinery demonstrations, free guided and audio tours, a small shop and refreshments are all on site and only ten minutes walk from the city centre!

Opening times

April 1st – October 31st: 10.30am to 5.00pm, every day

November 1 to March 31: 10.30am to 5.00pm, weekends only

Last admissions at 4.00pm

December: closed

Adults: £6.00

Concessions: £5.00 (child, older person, disabled, student, unemployed)

​​MEAA’s collection consists of nearly 2,000 sets of objects from East and South East Asia. The collection of Chinese art is particularly comprehensive, spanning in date from 5,000 BC to the present and covering ceramics, jades, bronzes and much more.  Some of the Chinese bamboo and wood carvings are among the finest found in European collections. Just minutes from Bath’s Royal Crescent and The Circus, in a restored Georgian townhouse.

Opening Times:

  • Tue – Sat: 10:00 – 17:00

  • Sun: 12:00 – 17:00

Adult £5.00

Senior £4.00

Children under 16 free

Free for Student with valid ID, Friends of MEAA, B&NES Discovery Card & Season Ticket holders, ArtFund National Art Pass

Welcome to Bath’s Holburne Museum,

Open daily 10am to 5pm (Sunday and Bank Holiday 11am to 5pm). 


There’s an admission charge to visit the Holburne’s collection, displays and exhibitions on the first and second floor galleries. Admission is free from 3 to 5pm every Wednesday and from 5 to 9pm the last Friday in the month.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Explore our collections of art, nature and history on display in this beautiful building. Find out about the last billion years of Earth’s history, explore the region’s natural wonders and discover more about peoples’ lives, past and present.

Opens: 10am–5pm

Free entry!

We The Curious (formerly At-Bristol Science Centre) is a state-of-the-art visitor attraction, offering an amazing world of hands-on discovery for you, your friends and family.

We The Curious is an idea and a place for everyone. It's about asking questions, getting creative and testing things out. Our venue is less SHHH and more playful - DO touch the exhibits, do use your phone, DO laugh out loud, bring your kids, friends, grandparents or come and escape on your own.

Open: 10am–6pm

Adults 16+ - £15. 95

Child 3-15 - £10.50

Child (aged 0-2) - Free

Our award winning Museum celebrates the history of the Somerset Coalfield in the Victorian era.

With galleries on two floors you can learn about blacksmithing, coal mining, shoe and boot making, printing and local breweries. You can experience, through VR technology, a trip down a coal mine.  We have displays of fossils and local geology, agriculture and the local S&D railway.

Lots to entertain and absorb both adults and children.

Adults: £6.00

Children: 6 – 15yrs: £2.50

Free admission for children aged 5 and under.

Family Ticket: £13.00 (2 adults and 3 children).

Student concession (16+): £5.00

Senior concession (over 65 years): £5.00

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