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We The Curious

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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!

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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1004
  • Very Good
    451
  • Average
    121
  • Poor
    38
  • Terrible
    25

Recent Reviews:

  • Dawn G
    Trip Type:
    Family
    School Trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th February 2019
    Went on a primary school trip. 7-10. Great venue...fantastic interactive activities. 3d planetarium - amazing. Read full review
  • Egli W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    What a lovely place
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd March 2019
    A place for children of all ages from 3-103 if they can get upstairs! An amazing pace full of structures and things to try you hands on . Your imagination will run wild and you will come out with so... Read full review
  • Petejsy
    Jersey, United Kingdom
    Highly interactive
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th March 2019
    A great day out for all the family. VERY interactive with lots to keep everyone busy. The planetarium was very informative and enjoyable. As a childish adult couple we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. 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 daily*
• 10am-6pm on weekends, bank holidays and Bristol school holidays
• 10am-5pm on weekdays term-time (Bristol schools)

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