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We The Curious

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We The Curious North Gallery

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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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

Video

  • We The Curious VR Experience

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

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.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1062
  • Very Good
    462
  • Average
    124
  • Poor
    43
  • Terrible
    30

Recent Reviews:

  • SimpleJack139
    Pink Floyd in the Planetarium
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    This seems to be a cash grab riding solely on the Pink Floyd name. £10 to play somebody else's music (with too much treble making it almost painfully grating as soon as vocals enter the mix... Read full review
  • Mummybearben
    Hitchin, United Kingdom
    Martian marvellous
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th August 2019
    A friend recommended We the Curious - she’s a good friend. We spent the whole day here amidst the animation zones, planetarium and living on Mars workshop (totally recommend this.) Staff are... Read full review
  • stevegZ876SL
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Planetarium
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th August 2019
    This was a visit with friends the planetarium was fantastic and very interesting, They also have changes for different seasons of year. Would definitely recommend to anyone interested in the stars... Read full review
Anchor Road
Harbourside
Bristol
BS1 5DB

Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1000

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

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

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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

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