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The Architecture Centre

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Architecture Centre

About

The Architecture Centre encourages everyone to discover, enjoy and get involved in buildings and places.

All are welcome to the free entry gallery on Bristol’s Harbourside (next to Pero’s Bridge), where you’ll find a programme of regularly changing exhibitions on an architecture and design theme. The Centre runs a wide-ranging programme of events including guided walks, talks and visits, and regular family activities. The Architecture Centre also works with schools and colleges, and is an Arts Award supporter (www.artsaward.org.uk).

The Centre also produces a digital resource, Bristol Opening Doors (www.bristolopeningdoors.org), where you can discover the stories behind some of Bristol’s best buildings.

Extras

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Open All Year

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • Film or TV location
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Map & Directions

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TripAdvisor

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      7
    • Very Good
      7
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      1

    Recent Reviews:

    • mark_davie_2000
      London
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Too small and limited
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 11th August 2017
      Loved the exhibit on Garth England, the milkman-artist drawing what he remembered from his youth. Also the concept of drawing what you recall from your childhood. Unfortunately I was expecting much... Read full review
    • SJCiren
      Bristol
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Drop in if you're passing
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 29th January 2018
      Unfortunately the Arnolfini was closed when we were in Bristol, but if you visit the gallery, it's well worth dropping in on the Architecture Centre afterwards or before. We've an interest in design... Read full review
    • seb024
      Almondsbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Grand parents and grand childrens pm
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th February 2018
      We visited on this special event, with a 12 year old and 14 yr who enjoy model making. We intended to stay about 1.5 hrs and stayed for 3hrs. We all enjoyed the model making and looking at the... Read full review
    Narrow Quay
    Bristol
    BS1 4QA

    Tel: +44 (0)117 922 1540

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    DayTimes

    * Open:
    Wednesday to Friday 11.00 - 17.00
    Saturday & Sunday 12.00 - 17.00
    Closed Monday & Tuesday

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