Opening times and prices
Open daily, except 24, 25 and 26 December 2015.
10am-6pm on weekends, bank holidays and daily during Bristol school holidays
10am-5pm on weekdays (Bristol schools term-time only)
Standard admission to At-Bristol includes:
- Two floors of interactive exhibitions
- Live Science shows (Run on weekends, bank holidays and daily during Bristol school holidays)
- Live Lab
- Under eights' areas
- Indoor picnic space
- Baby changing facilities
Find out more about what’s on at At-Bristol
Please allow 2-4 hours for your visit to At-Bristol and 25 minutes for a Planetarium show. Please note, children visiting At-Bristol unaccompanied must be aged 12 or over.
*Please note, Planetarium seats are subject to availability
Entry with Gift Aid
Entry without Gift Aid
|Child (aged 3-15)||£8.95||£8.10|
|Concession (aged 60 and over, students, unemployed and people who are registered disabled. Must provide appropriate and valid ID)||£11.70||£10.60|
|Child concession (children aged 3-15 who are registered disabled)||n/a||£4.95|
|Family (two adults and two children, or one adult and three children)||£39.50||£35.90|
|Grandparents' family (two grandparents and two grandchildren, or one grandparent and three grandchildren)||£37.30||£33.90|
Additional child (for use with the Family or Grandparents’ family ticket)
- Our Planetarium is currently closed ahead of its relaunch in April when it will become the UK's first 3D Planetarium - more information here
If you’re a UK taxpayer and make a donation of at least 10%, as an educational charity, At-Bristol can claim an extra 25p in every pound from the Government (registered charity number 1049954).
It’s called a Gift Aid visit and, it makes a huge difference to charities like us.
As a big thank you, we will give you back your donation in vouchers to spend in our café or shop!
Your donations will go towards our learning and local community projects. Thank you!
‘Late entry’ is available an hour and a half before closing, from:
- 4.30pm on weekends, bank holidays and daily during Bristol school holidays
- 3.30pm on weekdays (Bristol schools term-time only)
|Late Entry Ticket||Entry with Gift Aid||Entry without Gift Aid|
Please note Late Entry tickets cannot be purchased in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
Toddler time is available on Mondays during Bristol schools term time from 1.30pm, and enables:
- Half price entry to carers (Maximum of two adults per child)
- Children aged four and under go FREE!
|Toddler Time Ticket||Entry with Gift Aid||Entry without Gift Aid|
|Concession (aged 60 and over, students, unemployed and people who are registered disabled. Must provide appropriate and valid ID)||£5.85||£5.30|
|Child (aged four and under)||FREE!||FREE!|
Toddler Takeover days are fun-packed days of activities exclusively for under fives. Check the What's on calendar for further details.
With Gift Aid
Without Gift Aid
At-Bristol membership provides you with a year’s worth of fantastic, interactive days out for the whole family!
|Ticket Type||Membership price|
|Joint (two adults at the same address)||£59.00|
|Family of three (maximum two adults)||£84.00|
|Family of Four (maximum two adults)||£110.00|
|Family of Five (maximum two adults)||£126.00|
*Concession rates apply aged 60 and over, students, unemployed, home educators and people who are registered disabled.
Must provide appropriate and valid ID (NUS card, letter from LEA, relevant membership certificates).
Home educators without such valid forms of eligibility must contact At-Bristol in advance of your visit to speak with a Duty Manager.
These prices are for groups of 10 or more paying visitors.
|Group ticket type||Group price|
For further information or to make a group booking, please call 0845 345 1235 or email for more information.
Pre-booked education groups (including schools):
- Child: £3.95
- Accompanying adult/teacher: £4.95 (One free adult/teacher with every three children)
Nursery groups must book in advance and have a minimum of 10 people to qualify for these rates.
Childminders can also take advantage of this ticket type, for children aged four and under. Please provide your NCMA registration card or certificate as proof of membership.
Tickets are only valid on the day of purchase.
Entry to the Planetarium is an additional charge to standard admission and subject to availability. Please book your seat on arrival to At-Bristol or when buying your tickets online.
Up to four people, maximum two adults.
- Aged 60 and over, students, unemployed and people who are registered disabled.
- Appropriate and valid ID must be provided.
- Free admission for dedicated assistants or carers, for registered disabled people.
Find out more about how we offer access for all
Free admission for children aged four and under, and half price entry for the accompanying adult.
Every Monday, from 1.30pm (term-time only).
With valid At-Bristol membership card.
Members’ benefits include:
- Unlimited entry to At-Bristol for 12 months
- Discounted Planetarium shows (subject to availability)
- 10% discount in At-Bristol’s shop and café
- Special events
- Members’ pack
- Quarterly special member’s newsletter
Find out more about becoming a member of At-Bristol
Buy tickets online or call 0845 345 1235, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).
A recorded information line is available at weekends and bank holidays.
A Minicom system is available weekdays on 0117 914 3475
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