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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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Lovely Memories

Some brilliant items to bring back memories of yesteryear and see how life has changed. Fantastic that there are people who care enough to provide these facilities for all to see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Some brilliant items to bring back memories of yesteryear and see how life has changed. Fantastic that there are people who care enough to provide these facilities for all to see and experience.

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum showing the history and culture of Bristol. Didn't realise it was famous over the years for so many things. Really good visitor attraction. Would recommend.

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Cirencester
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69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We visited M Shed on Bank Holiday Monday with all of our family. Being a Bank Holiday the car park outside was surprisingly empty (we found out later that you can park in single yellow lines in Bristol on Bank Holidays!) so we didn't have far to walk to get to the museum. There are lots if static displays that... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This highly enjoyable and interactive museum is exactly what a modern museum should be like. It's focused on Bristol which is a fascinating place to live with a rich and very gritty history. Hosts enjoyable exhibitions and boasts a great roof top view of the harbour.

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Maidehead UK
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106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visited M Shed for the wildlife photography exhibition currently in there, but we got so fascinated by the standing exhibiton of Bristol life that we never did get there. My companion, who is a Bristolian loved it because it showed her part of the Bristol life that she didn't know about and as a visitor I found the insight into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

really nicec place it had a lot of things to tak in and we had a great morning wondering around whist doing the shaun the sheep hunting throughout bristol that day but i would highly recommend it as a detour and pop in.

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Shropshire UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum with great design layout and a real sense of variety. The range of exhibits is amazing. Should be something here for most ages with hands on and go in exhibits galore. Our only reservation was that some of the detail relating to specific suburbs and areas would really only mean something if you were a local, but that's... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Really great for kids and nice cup of coffee at the café. The stream train ride outside was excellent

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The MShed provides an important insight into Bristol's history, along with exciting views of the harbour from its panoramic glass walls and roof terrace. Presented over three floors (including the ground) the main exhibit describes; Bristol Places, Bristol People and Bristol Life. Each of the sections examines those aspects of Bristol. Places for example not only details Bristol, but also... More 

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Leicester England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A great place to take the children especially as winter is drawing in. Plenty to do & see to experience the history of Bristol.

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