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At-Bristol Science Centre

Add At-Bristol Science Centre to your Itinerary

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At-Bristol Science Centre is one of the UK's most exciting interactive attractions, offering an amazing world of hands-on discovery for you, your friends and family.

With hundreds of exhibits and live shows, 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 the UK’s first 3D Planetarium. Sit back and enjoy as the At-Bristol Live Science Team take you on a trip to the stars in a stunning immersive experience with full-surround sound and awe-inspiring sights.

A fantastic day out for all the family to enjoy in the heart of Bristol’s historic Harbourside area.




  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • Watch At-Bristol's video here

Map & Directions

Guide Prices

Add a Planetarium show to your visit!
• 2D Planetarium show £2
• 3D Planetarium show £3 (aged 6 and up)

Prices correct at time of going live (August 2015). Please check the At-Bristol website for the latest prices.

Anchor Road

Tel: 0117 915 1000

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  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2011

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015)

* Open daily*
• 10am-6pm on weekends, bank holidays and Bristol school holidays
• 10am-5pm on weekdays term-time (Bristol schools)
*except 3 & 4 September 2015 for planned maintenance, and 24, 25 and 26 December 2015.

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