- Free entry to exhibitions with National Art Pass.
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The grand Edwardian Baroque building houses superb collections of Old Master paintings, British art (including work by Bristol School artists); Eastern art, ceramics, silverware and glassware; Egyptian mummies and Assyrian reliefs; archaeological artefacts; natural history exhibits; and a freshwater aquarium.
Visitors' favourites include the famous Ichthyosaur (Sea Dragons) display, and the World Wildlife Gallery, where you can see examples of endangered or extinct animals. There is also a new discovery area for children under seven.
Art Funded works
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery was awarded £1 million to spend on international contemporary art through the Art Fund International funding scheme. Discover how works of art from across the globe came to the Bristol with our interactive map.