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The Architecture Centre

Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA

Tel: +44 (0)117 922 1540

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About

*** Please note: Visit Bristol are in the process of updating our pages with the most up to date information, as and when businesses reopen. Please see individual websites and social media for the most up to date information before you plan a visit. ***

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

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 (https://bristolopendoors.org.uk/), where you can discover the stories behind some of Bristol’s best buildings.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes

* The public gallery of The Architecture Centre is currently closed.
For details of upcoming events and exhibitions see their 'what’s on' calendar.

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

Further Information

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      7
    • Very Good
      7
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
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    • Terrible
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • futtock21
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Inexplicably closed
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th July 2019
      What is the point of this place I wondered noting it’s called The Architecture Centre situated in a historic building on Bristol’s Waterfront but staring through a window into a small room crammed... Read full review

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