From its tragedies to triumphs to the extraordinary lives of ordinary people, Bristol has incredible stories to tell and you'll find plenty of them here. M Shed is a museum all about Bristol.
What makes it special
- Learn all about Bristol
Monday - closed
Tuesday to Sunday - 10am - 5pm
Other things to do nearby
With over 300 hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a planetarium, this is one of the most exciting interactive science centres in the country.
Explore the wonders of the underwater world at Bristol Aquarium with thousands of natural creatures to view in over 40 naturally themed displays.
The SS Great Britain is dubbed the ship that changed the world! Discover the world's first great luxury liner, right here in Bristol. A treat for nautical lovers of all ages.
St Nicholas indoor market is one of the city's best kept secrets. As well as great places to eat, there are loads of independent retailers selling books, clothes, art and music.
This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!
Stride out on foot to explore the vibrant city of Bristol. There's loads to see, and you can wander round the city at your leisure taking in the sights.
A guided tour of some of Bristol's world famous street art, painted by the infamous Banksy. The tour runs all year round so ask at the hostel reception for more details.
Learn the thrills and challenges of this exciting sport. Undercover Rock provides everything from indoor taster sessions to major rock climbing adventures.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the landscape. Whether it's town or countryside you want to explore, you can ride as far as your legs will allow you.
One of the most unique art collections in the UK housing ceramics, jades and bronzes from China, Korea and Japan.
If you love fashion, you will love this world class collection of contemporary and historical dress.
The exhibition tells the story of Jane Austen's Bath experience and the effect that living here had on her and her writing.
Brimming with history, the Theatre Royal is one of the oldest theatres in Britain offering entertainment all year round.
Enjoy a spa experience in Britain's only natural thermal waters as the Celts and Romans did over 2000 years ago.
The Makery runs a wide range of hen party activities, from garter making to life drawing, hosted from their beautiful Georgian building in the centre of the city.
Whether you want to join in with a service or just take in the breathtaking architecture, the abbey is a must see!