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M Shed

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Address: Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN , England
Phone Number: +44 117 352 6600
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: See amazing film and photographs, listen to moving personal stories...
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.
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A good history of bristol

A good summary of Bristol.. Exhibits of slavery, the town, what makes Bristol great, Brunel etc. An excellent place to start to understand how this place sees itself.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A good summary of Bristol.. Exhibits of slavery, the town, what makes Bristol great, Brunel etc. An excellent place to start to understand how this place sees itself.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a truly modern museum. At first it is bit overwhelming as there is not sense of how you are expected to explore the exhibits but once you overcome the initial discomfort you soon lose yourself in the rooms. The lack of direction means that you can flow from one very different exhibit to the next. Each section has... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

the m shed is great if you are interested in the old bristol and surrounding areas. I'm a bristolian and it was great to see pictures of where i was brought up in the past. very interesting with lots of memorabilia.

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

After a lovely walk by the river, we went into the museum and were amazed at the size of it. It's not like your archetypal museum, more of an interactive place. There are many various sections, all about Bristol, we were particularly interested in the section on Slavery in Bristol. Spent ages! Kids seemed to love it, especially the floor... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This free museum is well worth a visit and very informative. Easy to get to by the harbour and a light and airy building. Lots of information on the history of the city.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was an unexpected surprise.Something free in Bristol. I believe that the Museum is quite new, so very clean and spacious. The were some very unusual and interesting exhibits. Visited twice. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I live in Bristol and since visiting M Shed have taken all visitors to the city here. Great free attraction with lots to offer for all ages!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The museum was wonderful - gave a good background to Bristol. The cafe was good - we only went for coffee but the food looked good. Staff delightful.

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A well put together museum. with a lot to see and some advanced audio visual displays, about Bristol and Bristol life history and culture political movement, immigrants, famous people , come in your interesting Bristol life.

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florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a very interesting building that tells a lot of stories about the city of Bristol The exhibits are well displayed and one learns a lot about the past and present attractions of the city

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Additional Information about M Shed

Address: Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
Phone Number: +44 117 352 6600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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