We The Curious

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB

Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1000

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We The Curious

About

We The Curious re-opens to visitors on 22 May 2021, subject to Government restrictions. This may include restricted opening times. Please check website and social media feeds for details of how to book.

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!

Project What If

Project What If is the first major science centre exhibition based on the curiosity of a city, based on gathering over 10,000 questions from people in every postcode of Bristol.

You’ll find the ground floor transformed into a space where art and science meet, with 68 new exhibits and 25 art pieces themed around 7 very different questions.  

Virtual Tour

Marvel at what’s on offer through the virtual tour of We The Curious. Click here for the virtual tour

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.

Video

  • 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

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

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
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    • Very Good
      483
    • Average
      131
    • Poor
      47
    • Terrible
      34

    Recent Reviews:

    • MichePayas
      Greater London, United Kingdom
      Gone right down bank, wrip off
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 8th August 2020
      Usually live in London Have visited twice on one of our many visits to Bristol town but second visit from a while ago was horrible. just remembered to write a review for this place and condescending... Read full review
    • KingDavidOfHendon
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great place. Silly name.
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th December 2020
      Don't be put off by the silly name. It is very good and lots of interesting things to do. Only thing I would say is that the atmosphere inside is quite stuffy and makes you feel sleepy. Hard to stay... Read full review
    • twaiwifey
      Plymouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Gone down hill!
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 9th June 2021
      Not as good as previous visits We always visit here when we come to Bristol but not as good now Shows all booked up and previous attractions to go on not there anymore I asked where many things... Read full review

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