Bringing science to life!


With hundreds of hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK’s biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.

Voted Visitor Attraction of the Year 2011 by Visit Bristol, we have also been listed one of VisitBritain's top 10 family attractions, and are one of The Guardian's top 20 family-friendly museums in the UK!


Closed for a refresh

We're closed for a spruce and a polish after the summer holidays on Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 September, but will be back open as usual on Wednesday 10.

The Planetarium will be closed from Monday 8 - Friday 12 for some essential maintenance, and will reopen on Saturday 13.

New Exhibition: Food!

Feast your senses and explore food from plot to plate to palate with our latest exhibition... Food!

Record breakers!

We're delighted to confirm that we have broken the world record for the longest string of popcorn string! In 24hrs we, together with the help of the people of Bristol, managed to thread 320m of popcorn... it was truly a-maize-ing and lots of fun! If you stopped by and helped THANK YOU! To find out how we did it, and see some pictures from the event, click here!


From the blog

Do try this at home: How to burn metal

on 08-Aug-14 17:41

Ross shows you how you can set fire to metal using just a battery!

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