The Architecture Centre is an independent organisation dedicated to the promotion and exploration of excellence in all aspects of the built environment.
Standing at the heart of Bristol’s busy harbourside in a nineteenth century warehouse, Arnolfini is one of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts.
Explore-At-Bristol is one of the UK's most exciting hands-on science centres! Discover interactive exhibits and special exhibitions or take in a Planetarium show. A registered charity, Explore aims to make science accessible to all.
The eastern end of the Cathedral, especially in the Choir, gives Bristol Cathedral a unique place in the development of British and European Architecture. The Nave, Choir and Aisles are all the same height, making a large hall. Bristol Cathedral is the major example of a 'Hall Church' in Great Britain and one of the finest anywhere in the world.
Bristol City Council
The Bristol Hippodrome is one of the country's top provincial theatres and one which continues to stage major West End and Broadway productions. The Hippodrome also caters for the best in opera, ballet, dance, comedy, family entertainment and childrens shows.
Bristol Industrial Museum
Bristol Industrial Museum is situated in the Floating Harbour in an old transit shed for goods coming into the city. Printing, flying, trains, cars, buses, ships are just some of the subjects you can expect to experience at the Industrial Museum, which contains over 700 exhibits relating to Bristol's long and varied industrial past.
Bristol Old Vic
Bristol Old Vic’s home is a beautiful, Georgian auditorium and is the oldest continuously working theatre in the country. It has an extraordinary history and is now enjoying an artistic renaissance as we propel it into the 21st century.
British Empire and Commonwealth Museum
The award winning British Empire & Commonwealth Museum is the first major institution in the United Kingdom to present the 500-year history and legacy of Britain's overseas empire. The Museum opened in 2002.
Clifton Suspension Bridge
The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the beautiful Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol. For over 150 years this Grade I listed structure has attracted visitors from all over the world.
English Heritage is probably best known for the historic sites in our care which are open to the public. Less well known is our role in looking after the historic environment as a whole, including historic buildings, monuments and areas, and archaeological remains.
SS Great Britain
Step back in time on board Brunel’s ss Great Britain – the world’s first great ocean liner. Launched in 1843 to provide luxury travel to New York, the ship set new standards in engineering, reliability and speed. She was the world's first large iron ship and the first to be driven by a screw propeller.
St Mary Redcliffe Church
The church is an Anglican Parish Church in the City of Bristol, close to the Bristol Channel and the River Severn Estuary. It is one of the largest Parish Churches in Britain and a member of the Greater Churches' Group.
Britain’s first dedicated media centre, Watershed opened in 1982. It is housed in former industrial premises (Grade II listed) on Bristol’s waterfront and stands at the gateway to Harbourside.