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M Shed, Bristol

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
Located on the docks beside the floating harbor, M Shed tells the story of the historic city of Bristol. Situated in a converted transit shed, the museum reveals the city's character through a combination of media in three different galleries. The museum's exhibits combine video, photography, interactive features, and displays of over 3,000 artifacts. With exhibits ranging from the prehistoric era to the city's involvement in slave trading to modern-day Bristol, you get a genuine feel for this important port city. For an unobstructed view of the rivers and canals, head to the top floor and enjoy the vista. Make M Shed a centerpiece of your Bristol vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bristol vacation builder.
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  • This is a museum covering the history of bristol. The content is interesting and there is a lot of interactive bits but not all of them work sadly. To be honest the museum was quite dull reallly. a bi...  read more »
  • We only had 40 minutes before closing time: lots of interesting exhibits, some interactive. Staff on reception desk were really helpful. 
  • If you want to know more about Bristol' s fascinating history then you cannot miss the M. Worth a visit. 
  • Very interesting and impressive for free admission. Well worth a visit
  • Fantastic museum of all things Bristol. Very well laid out and interesting for all ages. Oh, and it's free!
  • What's not to like? Free museum with lots of interactive exhibits for the kids. On specific dates you can climb up the dock cranes outside and experience them working. Son loves it, & so do we.!
  • Enjoyed the Bris Wool exhibit and the cafe was pleasant.
  • Great museum and good opportunity to learn more about the beautiful city of Bristol!
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