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At-Bristol Science Centre

All About Us at At-Bristol

About

At-Bristol Science Centre is a state-of-the-art visitor attraction, offering an amazing world of hands-on discovery for you, your friends and family.

With over 300 exhibits, At-Bristol is a must-see for all ages and takes you on an incredible journey exploring the inner workings of the world around us.

Join Morph and friends in Aardman’s exclusive exhibition and become an animator for the day. Be awed by icy bodies and cosmic rays, walk through a tornado, create your own TV show or cover yourself from head to toe in a giant bubble!


Plus, there is always something new to discover with At-Bristol's ever-changing programme of special activities covering everything from anatomy and robots, to food and flight!

You can even take a trip to the outer reaches of the universe in a show that will have you seeing stars! Sit back and enjoy as the At-Bristol Live Science Team wow you with their amazing astronomical knowledge - perfect for young and old alike. As of late April 2015 the At-Bristol Planetarium will reopen as the UK’s first 3D Planetarium, providing an even more stunning immersive experience with full-surround sound and awe-inspiring sights from around the universe!  

With action-packed exhibits, live shows and the Planetarium, At-Bristol really is one of the UK's most exciting interactive attractions.

At-Bristol is a fantastic day out for all the family to enjoy in the heart of Bristol’s historic Harbourside area, where you can also discover Brunel’s SS Great Britain and a host of cafés, bars and restaurants.

 

Extras

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - with outdoor spaces
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas - Outside

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Parking (charge)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site - Visitors can bring their own food in or sit in the outside spaces

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 3 - 5 hours
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10 to benefit from group rates
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - On website
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Video

  • Watch At-Bristol's video here

Map & Directions

Guide Prices

Add a Planetarium show to your visit!
• Night Sky Planetarium show £1 (aged 5 and up)
• Little Stars Planetarium show 50p (aged 4 and under)

Prices correct at time of going live (April 2011). Please check the At-Bristol website for the latest prices.

Anchor Road
Harbourside
Bristol
BS1 5DB

Tel: +44 (0)845 345 1235

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2011

Opening Times

Open (01/01/2015 - 31/12/2015)

* Open bank holidays and Bristol school holidays: 10am - 6pm

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