We The Curious

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB
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  • At-Bristol Planetarium and Millennium Square

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We The Curious is a science centre and educational charity on Bristol harbourside. It’s an interactive space where everyone can ask questions, play and test ideas out together.


Explore over 200 hands-on exhibits; join in with science shows and activities; contribute to scientific research and journey to the stars in the UK’s first 3D Planetarium.


We The Curious is currently closed due to works following a fire. Please check their website for more info.

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Tuesday, 2nd July 2024 - Saturday, 31st August 2024

Winter Stargazing (3D) at We The CuriousSpin the Spaceship at We The CuriousZoom through space and explore the Solar System as you help Blurgle Wurgle the friendly alien find a new home. A new planetarium show for under 5s.
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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.



  • 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


  • 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

Season (2 July 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* We The Curious reopens its doors on Tuesday 2 July 2024, with an opening celebration event planned for Saturday 6 July. Tickets will go on sale closer to the time.



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