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Radisson Blu Hotel Bristol

Radisson Blu Hotel Bristol

Broad Quay, Bristol
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
13 others viewing this property now

Located in Bristol Floating Harbour, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from Watershed and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. Bristol Theatre Royal and Queen Square ...

£49

£49
Brooks Guesthouse Bristol

Brooks Guesthouse Bristol

Exchange Ave, off St Nicholas Street, Bristol
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
8 others viewing this property now

Located in Bristol Floating Harbour, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of St Nicholas Market and St. Peters Church. Bristol Theatre Royal and The Galleries ...

£48

£48
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Bristol

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Bristol

Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
1 others viewing this property now

Located in the heart of Bristol, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Colston Hall, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre, and St. Peters Church. The Galleries ...

£51

£51
Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa

Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa

53-55 Corn St, Bristol
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
3 others viewing this property now

Located in Bristol Floating Harbour, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of St Nicholas Market, St. Peters Church, and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. Broadmead ...

£79

£79
The Bristol Hotel

The Bristol Hotel

Prince Street, Bristol
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 22 hours ago
20 others viewing this property now

Located in Bristol Floating Harbour, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Queen Square, Bristol Theatre Royal, and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. We ...

£63

£63
Avon Gorge Hotel

Avon Gorge Hotel

Sion Hill, Bristol
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 8 hours ago

Located in Clifton, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Royal West of England Academy, Clifton Suspension Bridge and Bristol Zoo. Cabot Tower and Bristol City ...

£74

£74
Arnos Manor Hotel

Arnos Manor Hotel

470 Bath Road, Bristol
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 41 minutes ago
6 others viewing this property now

Located in Brislington, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of St. Mary Redcliffe Church, Queen Square and Bristol Theatre Royal. St. Peters Church and Cabot ...

£29

£29
Berkeley Square Hotel

Berkeley Square Hotel

15 Berkeley Square, Bristol
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 days ago
4 others viewing this property now

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is steps away from Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery and Cabot Tower. University of Bristol and Bristol Cathedral ...

£44

£44
Apex City of Bath Hotel

Apex City of Bath Hotel

1 James Street West, Bath
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
27 others viewing this property now

Located in the heart of Bath, this hotel is steps away from The Egg Theatre and Theatre Royal Bath. Roman Baths and Bath Abbey are also within 10 minutes.

£78

£78
No.15 Great Pulteney

No.15 Great Pulteney

15 Great Pulteney Street, Bath
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago

Situated in Bath, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Recreation Ground and The Holburne Museum. Bath Abbey and Roman Baths are also within 10 minutes.

£73

£73

Pocket Guide: British Empire and Commonwealth Museum British Empire and Commonwealth Museum Hotels

Formerly known as the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, the recently revised Bristol Museum and Art Gallery brings together some of the city's best works of art and relics that document its place in both national and international history. The museum is a treasure-trove of goodies that take visitors back not just a few centuries, but a few million years! Book into a hotel in Bristol or one of the many family-run B&Bs that pepper the city and you'll have a chance to discover more about Bristol's past.

A Family-Friendly Attraction

From pickled people to Pissarro, modern art to mountain gorillas, the museum and art gallery offers up three floors of fascinating artefacts and interactive exhibitions. On the ground floor you'll find displays of treasures from Egypt to Exeter, in an eclectic mix that's bound to keep everyone interested. An army of sarcophagi stare out at visitors, drawing them deep into the mysteries of the ancient Egyptians. Closer to home, wildlife lovers can find out about the geological past of the South West, and its wetland wildlife.

Say Hello to Alfred the Gorilla

Head up the stairs to the first floor and you get the chance to say hi to Alfred the gorilla, one of the most famous (and now sadly demised) inhabitants of nearby Bristol Zoo. This is the natural history floor, so kids who love critters will adore the insect displays, while grown-ups will be able to admire the botanical drawings and the dazzling mineral collection.

An Art Lover's Delight

Finally, the second floor houses an exemplary collection of fine art that covers all ages from the Renaissance through to modernism. Find out more about the Age of Enlightenment and its influence on the artistic styles of Europe and the United Kingdom, while the Bristol School of Artists is also represented in an inspiring display of silverwork by the students.

Plenty of Hotels in Bristol to Choose From

Whether you choose to stay in a four star luxury hotel in Bristol or a homely B&B, you're just a short hop from this excellent museum. It's a compact museum that manages to pack an incredible amount in over three floors, and makes a perfect day out for all the family.