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M Shed, Bristol

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#3 of 23 in Museums in Bristol
Located on the docks beside the floating harbor, M Shed tells the story of the historic city of Bristol. Situated in a converted transit shed, the museum reveals the city's character through a combination of media in three different galleries. The museum's exhibits combine video, photography, interactive features, and displays of over 3,000 artifacts. With exhibits ranging from the prehistoric era to the city's involvement in slave trading to modern-day Bristol, you get a genuine feel for this important port city. For an unobstructed view of the rivers and canals, head to the top floor and enjoy the vista. Put M Shed on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bristol online travel planner .
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  • Kids love this place, esp the double decker bus inside the main hall Friendly and free, food onsite is good but not that cheap, but the pizza cabin outside is great. Nice place to stop off while walki...  more »
  • Great use of Warehouse capacity - converted to a modern museum with displays covering Bristor Places, Life and People on two floors. The displays are crammed with huge variety so it is best to potter ...  more »
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  • I was at the M Shed for the Wildlife Photographer of the year 2018 exhibition which was fantastic as always. It's a great venue with friendly and helpful staff and wonderful exhibitions. It also has lovely views of the harbour and is close to lots of great restaurants and cafes. Best place to park if you can get a spot is Wapping Wharf right behind it.
  • Excellent free museum, do give a donation at rhe door though, it's really worth it! Lots of things to do for all ages and abilities. Overlooks the floating harbour and has a great coffee shop, what more do you need! Very child friendly.
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