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Top recommendations from locals

History Museum
“Historic passenger steam ship, advanced for her time. Once the longest passenger ship in the world, taking passengers from Bristol to New York. Fully restored and in dry dock.”
  • 101 locals recommend
History Museum
“It's free and has a couple of Banksys and allsorts. An esoteric mix of art and fascinating stuff!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Museum
“a lovely art space on the harbourside. lots of other places to eat and drink around the gallery as well.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Zoo
“A science based museum, particularly suited to inquisitive children. Also has a planetarium in Millennium Square.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Bristol's oldest art gallery and the UK's only regional Royal Academy of Art.”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is a lovely, interesting and well preserved house with good quality guidance ./ information. When I went it was free! I recommend any tourist tries to see this to get a glimpse of Bristol in the past.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Locally supported museum (so please support) . A glimpse into Bristol's dark past but fascinating - once owned by a sugar plantation owner... hmmm”
  • 6 locals recommend
Observatory
“climb to the top of the Observatory and look over Bristol or take a walk under ground to see the Clifton Suspension bridge in a different light.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“The Matthew - replica of John Cabot's ship that sailed to America Look out for the "Fish and Ships" nights and other special sailings ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“ Our nearest art gallery. They usually have a free and a paying exhibition showing”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Good place to get on with some work, especially upstairs where there are rows of super old-fashioned desks and high ceilings.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“The world's first great ocean liner. Museum and visitor attraction. Everything from murder mystery dinners, afternoon tea, docks heritage weekend and discovery talks. Prices: £9.50 child / £16.50 adult. Buy online for a discount.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 2 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Great for the children, We The Curious was previously known as At-Bristol Science Centre; an educational charity with an aim to “make science accessible to all”, it opened in 2000, and welcomed over 5 million visitors in the past 17 years.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Southville is home to Upfest: not only a paint shop and art gallery but Europe's largest annual live street art festival. 300 world renowned street artists descend on our streets and transform the community every year. You'll see countless beautiful pieces by simply strolling around North Street, Southville and Bedminter Pop into Upfest Gallery (198 North Street) to pick up some great prints to take home. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Very interesting place to visit with bits of real Concorde aeroplane, which first flew from Bristol.”
  • 2 locals recommend