Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery provides visitors to the city with a selected overview of the civilisations and momentous events that have helped shape world history. Originally established in 1823, the Bristol museum's striking Baroque architecture continues to display cutting-edge art alongside priceless artefacts.
Holidaymakers wishing to visit the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery should stay at a hotel situated near the city's main transport links. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol is located close to many of the best family friendly things to do in Bristol and provides guests with outstanding views of the city centre and harbour area.
What to see at Bristol Museum
The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery's collection has been built up over centuries and is one of the most extensive anywhere in the country.
Whilst the Bristol museum's exhibitions traverse time and culture, Egyptian artefacts are some of the most prevalent. Tourists can enhance their knowledge of this culture by viewing a diverse range of mummies and 3,000 year old ornaments and wall decorations. Children visiting the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery will also be amazed by the vast collection of gemstones and UK-discovered dinosaur skeletons during their trip.
Additionally art lovers will be able to indulge in their passion in seven galleries, with masterpieces by Picasso, Renoir and Bellini sitting alongside paintings of Bristol itself.
Staying in Bristol
Tourists staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol will be perfectly placed to visit other attractions such as the SS Great Britain and the city's cathedral as well as its awe-inspiring museum. After a hard day exploring Bristol, guests can relax in the hotel bar or unwind in their restful yet elegant room.