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M Shed

Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
+44 117 352 6600
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Lovely museum with plenty for kids.

Lovely museum to wander around. Lots about local history and lots of hands on bits for kids.Last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BargeeGirl
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Totally great day out, so much for us to do and we were lucky, we saw the human remains displays!

This was a brilliant day out. We spent ages and ages looking at all the displays, reading the signs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate T
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely museum to wander around. Lots about local history and lots of hands on bits for kids.Last time we wanted to go to the extra exhibition but ran out time but this time it was a pay extra exhibition of Wildlife photography so we didn't...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a brilliant day out. We spent ages and ages looking at all the displays, reading the signs and interacting where possible. We love the human remains displays, very interesting indeed. Downside, the hugely over priced cafe! So disappointed, we would have stayed longer...More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were happy to try this for lunch on a cold day and the food seemed very good if a bit pricey. I couldn't fault the fresh food I ordered with a good salad- although the service wasn't great. What was really annoying about this...More

Thank loobylooSheffield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our airbnb host made sure we visited and although we mostly went for the wildlife photography pics, the whole museum is very interesting with good info on the history of Bristol and a banksy piece of art too 😀

Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to come if you want to learn about what makes Bristol, Bristol! How Bristol started grew and developed is literally mapped out and there are really good sections on events where Bristolians showed their spirit and independence. Also lots of stuff...More

Thank Mick N
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mick N, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review of your visit. We are delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! We do offer historical walks of the city and...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

Only popped in for a coffee really after visiting SS Great Britain, not really being aware of what the M Shed was! Really glad we went in. Interesting collection of Bristol historical artifacts, from every period of time. Quite an eclectic mix in places. Loved...More

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BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Winterprincess1, Thank you for reviewing your visit, we are very pleased that it was an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! Perhaps, if you would like to learn more about Bristol, you may benefit from joining one of our Behind...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

It's easy to spend an hour or two pottering around the many exhibits and interactive zones. Great for kids and adults, both residents and visitors to Bristol. Good cafe and the new Wapping Wharf eating and retail container park behind is well worth popping out...More

1  Thank jamesfb1910
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear jamesfb1910, Thank you for reviewing your visit, we are very pleased that it was an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! Perhaps, if you would like to learn more about Bristol, you may benefit from joining one of our Behind...More

Reviewed November 7, 2017

Really good for couples, families and single travellers. Exceptional Bristol cultural & industrial history...More

1  Thank Disgusted17
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Disgusted17, Thank you for reviewing your visit, we are very pleased that it was an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! Perhaps, if you would like to learn more about Bristol, you may benefit from joining one of our Behind...More

Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Great interactive and informative for children & adults. Visited to M Shed museum didn’t have time to see the photography exhibition.More

1  Thank lsf2112
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lsf2112, Thank you for reviewing your visit, we are very pleased that it was an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! Perhaps, if you would like to learn more about Bristol, you may benefit from joining one of our Behind...More

Reviewed November 6, 2017

We have just visited the M shed to view the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition ( 1st floor) There was a cost for the exhibition but generally the rest is free ( I've now been on at least 3 occasions and learn something new...More

1  Thank Brian D
BristolMuseums, Box Office Assistant at M Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Brian D, Thank you for reviewing your visit, we are very pleased that it was an enjoyable experience and do hope to see you again soon! Perhaps, if you would like to learn more about Bristol, you may benefit from joining one of our...More

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DaiWyatt
August 5, 2015|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Hello, There is no admission fee for entry to M Shed, we do welcome donations. For some temporary exhibitions we may charge for tickets, or sometimes operate a 'Pay What You Think' scheme where visitors can see the... More
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DaiWyatt
August 5, 2015|
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Response from BristolMuseums | Property representative |
Hello, There is no admission fee for entry to M Shed, we do welcome donations. For some temporary exhibitions we may charge for tickets, or sometimes operate a 'Pay What You Think' scheme where visitors can see the... More
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