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M Shed

Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN , England
0117 352 6600
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Ranked #28 of 129 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
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England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The m shed museum is very interesting, but the icing on the cake is the store rooms tour. You are shown all sorts of amazing exhibits by an extremely knowledgeable guide. Did you know Vespas were made in Bristol? How big was the Brabazon? You can see its tyres! Just remember the catch phrase "Awaiting Restoration".

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Being a Bristol native but having moved away it was good to reminisce about old Bristol. Unfortunately the exhibits definitely favoured the south of Bristol - the eastern side was hardly mentioned.

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bristol
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

M shed is great its free (donations box) which is great as can pop in with kids it's in great location would highly recommend

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Bristol, England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

If I'm near the docks I often pop in there. The displays are being updated regularly and their free walks and tours are interesting as well as educational. The 1st Saturday of May is worth being near there (or the Arnolfini) to see 'Jack in the Green' start his celebrational tour of the city to welcome Summer A definite must... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Wanted to show my daughter about the slave trade & it's importance to the wealth of Bristol, but was rather disappointed by how small the exhibition was, as if Bristol was rather ashamed of it & didn't want to dwell on it too much. The rest of the museum was ok but with a disappointing lack of exhibits. Was very... More

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This museum was about Bristol with lots of interesting exhibits. On the waterfront in an old shed. It told the story of the different stages of Bristol. Even had a tin bomb shelter. Well worth a visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had heard so much about M Shed but had never got round to going there but having our grandsons for a few days during October Half Term we decided to go and give it a try. We were not disappointed! Loads to do for young and the old. The Double Decker bus was a hands down winner as was... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Visited At Bristol whilst in Bristol with family, well laid out and plenty to see. Very interesting information displayed with many exhibits worth a look. Guides were around the various areas and were only too happy to answer any questions, a lot of interesting information about Bristol. Entrance is free but there is a donation box if you wish to... More

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Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Busy place during the half term break, with some interesting stuff, but not particularly well laid out. Probably of more interest to locals. Has the benefit of free entry, though there's a charge for the top floor exhibition.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

An interesting place to spend an hour, especially if you're a local. The recent wildlife photography exhibition was excellent, and very reasonable at £3.

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