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 has re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. 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

  • 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.

    Visitors will be able to redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Things to do in Bristol

  • 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.

    Visitors will be able to redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Things to do in Bristol

  • 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.

    Visitors will be able to redeem this special offer immediately

    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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • X8685PQjuliap
      Great for toddlers
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 8th October 2021
      What a brilliant science experience for youngsters. Have taken my kids since my oldest was 2. They love the brick building experience on the top floor. So many interactive activities. Interesting... Read full review
    • Y2191VTchrish
      Great family visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th October 2021
      Great visit to We The Curious with my 9 and 7 year old. The highlight was the 3D planetarium show (Autumn Night Sky) which we all enjoyed. There's plenty to do and despite being a regular we still... Read full review
    • F1110XUmatthewh
      Unsuitable for adults
      1 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 10th November 2021
      This might be great if you have children, but its not really aimed at adults and had I known this I wouldn't have wasted the £40 I spent on two tickets. I enjoyed the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery... Read full review

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