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We The Curious

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB

Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1000

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About

We The Curious (formerly 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.

Get curious

We The Curious is an idea and a place for everyone. It's about asking questions, getting creative and testing things out. Science is collaborative, living and a vital part of culture - and the exhibits, events and activities aim to stoke curiosity in all of us.

With over 300 exhibits, We The Curious 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 the ever-changing programme of special activities covering everything from anatomy and robots, to food and flight!

Experience the 3D Planetarium

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 Live Science Team wow you with their amazing astronomical knowledge - perfect for young and old alike. The planetarium is 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!

We The Curious 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.

 

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Guide Prices

Adult (age 16+) - £14.50 without Gift Aid / £15.95 with Gift Aid
Child (aged 3-15) - £9.50 without Gift Aid / £10.50 with Gift Aid
Child (0-2) - FREE

Add a Planetarium show to your visit!
• 2D Planetarium show £2.50
• 3D Planetarium show £3.50 (aged 6 and up)

Prices correct as of March 2019. Please check the We The Curious website for the latest prices.

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  • We The Curious VR Experience

Special Offers

  • For the best price book online

    The offer: Book your admission tickets online at least a day ahead of your visit and we'll automatically take 5% off the price. This discount can work alongside the group discount, so if you're booking for 3+ people you save 15% online. For a group of two adults and two children purchasing tickets with an added donation, this means a saving of nearly £8. –.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the We the curious website.

    Offer link: Things to do

  • Groups of 3+ people save 10%!

    The offer: Instead of lots of different variations of family tickets, our new 3+ group discount is simple and flexible. It caters for groups – families, relatives, co-workers and friends - of all shapes and sizes, and offers the best price for the group. The group discount is automatically applied to both online and phone bookings, and tickets purchased on the door. –

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the We the curious website.

    Offer link: Things to do

  • Free admission for dedicated assistants

    The offer: Visitors with limited mobility and wheelchair users can take dedicated assistant with them for free .

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the We The Curious website.

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Open 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
10am-6pm on weekends, bank holidays and Bristol school holidays

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

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

Further Information

Accessibility

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

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

Establishment Features

  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Conference facilities
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - On website

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - with outdoor spaces

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1087
  • Very Good
    480
  • Average
    127
  • Poor
    46
  • Terrible
    32

Recent Reviews:

  • KeriLovell
    Amazing experience, stargazing incredible and Becky was so helpful
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 31st December 2019
    We travelled from Cardiff to come here after the great reviews and our daughter loves science! Firstly, we were late for our stargazing booking as the traffic was bad and Becky on reception was... Read full review
  • Jerrif123
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Excellent place
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 1st January 2020
    Myself and my family went on Monday 30th of December, we'd got stuck in traffic so had missed our time slot for the planaterium experience, luckily the lovely Becky Jeffrey-Hughes was on reception... Read full review
  • AggieMcKenzie
    Scarborough, United Kingdom
    Wonderful experience at the planetarium, great place and Ruth and the staff were amazing!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 1st January 2020
    We came to Bristol from Yorkshire for Christmas and visited We The Curious on Friday 27th December to see the show in the centre's famous 3D Planetarium. The whole experience was absolutely... Read full review

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