Famous Museums in Bristol

The museums in Bristol give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Bristol with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Bristol. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Bristol.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Bristol.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Bristol:

  1. Brunel's S S Great Britain

    4.7 (3236 Votes)
    Brunel's S S Great Britain

    Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Brunel's ss Great Britain is a museum like no other and operates in an actual ship; the ship was a former passenger Steamship. The museum is one of Bristol’s most famous one attractions and sees a lot of tourists all the year round. The ship turned museum was the biggest passenger ship from 1845 to 1854 and today is one of the major attractions in the area. Do visit 14 Days in UK an...Read more
  2. At-Bristol Science Centre

    4.5 (3063 Votes)
    At-Bristol Science Centre

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    At-Bristol Science Centre is a neat science centre that is very famous among tourists and locals alike. It exhibits interactive activities and a fun filled journey through the marvels of science. The place is also famous for its planetarium which is a centre of attraction. The place is a good place to spend some fun and quality time with family and friends and is highly rated by travellers for...Read more
  3. M Shed, Princes Wharf

    4.4 (2209 Votes)
    M Shed, Princes Wharf

    Museum, History Museum, Exhibition

    M Shed, Princes Wharf is a great way to know the history of the destination and hence the museum is a social science one where you can learn about the people of Bristol and their way of life. The museum is free for travellers and is an innovative way to know more about the whole destination. The whole look of the exhibition is very innovative and colorful and exhibits the detailed history of th...Read more
  4. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

    4.5 (1114 Votes)
    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    The Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is known well among locals and tourists for its unusual artefacts and collections. The museum is also famous for its art made by a local artist known as Banksy. The museum also displays art including fossils, a Romany caravan and other artefact that have huge archeologically value. Make a day of it and visit this magnificent museum and be astounded by the hi...Read more
  5. New Room Chapel

    4.6 (185 Votes)
    New Room Chapel

    Church, Museum, Park

    New Room Chapel is the first Methodist chapel in the world and holds great historic importance in the city of Bristol. The place was built in 1739 by John Wesley and is a marvel off Architecture and design. The place has gained popularity due to its history and beautiful interiors. Visit this beautiful place in Bristol and experience spirituality and devotion and experience Bristol in its best ...Read more
  6. The Red Lodge Museum

    4.5 (163 Votes)
    The Red Lodge Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Architecture

    The Red Lodge Museum is a historic house museum in Bristol and is one of the best tourist attractions in the place. The red lodge is a free for all museums that is one of a kind in Bristol when it comes to the rooms and other architecture of the whole museum. The original building was Tudor/Elizabethan which was built in 1579-1580. The whole place is a great way to peek through the history of t...Read more
  7. Kingswood Heritage Museum

    4.6 (11 Votes)
    Tower Lane
  8. Kings Weston Roman Villa

    3.7 (13 Votes)
    Long Cross, Bristol BS11 0LH, UK
  9. Frenchay Village Museum

    4.4 (5 Votes)
  10. Museum
  11. The Georgian House Museum

    4.6 (12 Votes)
  12. Glenside Hospital Museum

    4.5 (2 Votes)
    University of the West of England, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill