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We The Curious

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB
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Tel+44 (0)117 915 1000

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About

We The Curious is an educational charity that removes boundaries around science - connecting art, people and ideas in a united culture of curiosity.

It’s venue on Bristol’s harbourside offers all sorts of different experiences, including over 250 hands-on activities, live science shows, collaborative experiments and the UK’s only 3D Planetarium.

A day at We The Curious is less SHHH, more What If? with loads of opportunities to play, test, create and learn. It’s all about asking questions and making discoveries.

Take a journey to the stars, create your own animations, build a house, chat to a robot, pretend to be an astronaut, experience sensory art installations, taste the food of the future or listen to stories.

You can take your visit at your own pace and come and go as many times as you like. There’s also a café and gift shop onsite.

Please check the We The Curious website for the latest visitor information, including opening hours and special adult-only evening events.

 

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Guide Prices

Adult (age 16+) - £14.50 without Gift Aid / £15.95 with Gift Aid
Child (aged 3-15) - £9.50 without Gift Aid / £10.50 with Gift Aid
Child (0-2) - FREE

Add a Planetarium show to your visit!
• 2D Planetarium show £2.50
• 3D Planetarium show £3.50 (aged 6 and up)

Prices correct as of March 2019. Please check the We The Curious website for the latest prices.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Walk - If you can, put planet first and visit on foot.

Bike – We The Curious is close to the National Cycle Network. Plenty of cycle parking is available outside the entrance and there’s a permanent bike pump.

Bus – short walk from many city centre bus stops, serving most areas of the city. Bristol Insight’s open top bus tour stops directly outside the venue.

Park & ride – the 902 Portway service stops next to We The Curious on Anchor Road.

Train – Bristol Temple Meads is a 20 minute walk away.

Car - Sat Nav reference BS1 5LL. Follow the brown We The Curious tourist signs. Millennium Square car park is directly underneath the venue and is a safe and secure place to park 24 hours a day.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area - Visitors can bring their own food in or sit in the outside spaces

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - On website
  • Shop

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - with outdoor spaces

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
10am-6pm on weekends, bank holidays and Bristol school holidays

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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