Explore the city with the Placeum app

The app covers many areas of Bristol, download the app for more details


Placeum is an app that allows you to explore the city in your own way, using a map to go where you like and find out more along the way.

How does it work?
Pins on the map mark locations of interest around the city. Click on a pin to hear a short overview about that location and decide if you would like to hear more about it, take the opportunity to read more, or move on to another pin.

Audio guide
Your smartphone becomes an audio guide. There are more than 70 recordings about 25 locations. Total audio time is over 3 hours but each recording is a mangeable 2-3 minutes. You can listen to as much or as little as you like.

What’s it like?
Placeum is thoroughly, professionally, researched and recorded. View their video here.

Locations include
SS Great Britain
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Clifton and Hotwells
Queen Square
St Mary Redcliffe
The New Room
Avon Gorge

What people say about Placeum
From App reviews:
“Like Pokemon Go for facts!”
“hugely enjoyable”
“enjoy Bristol at your own pace!”
“such a good idea”
“mini podcasts about places near you, done to a really high standard.”
“Great choices with quirky details”

Click the links below to download the app:

Iphone App

Android App

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Opening Times

App available 24/7 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit


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