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Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel
Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

5-7 Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SP

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (905 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is steps from St Nicholas Market and Bristol Theatre Royal. St. Peters Church and …

£69
Doubletree by Hilton Bristol
Doubletree by Hilton Bristol

Redcliffe Way, Bristol BS1 6NJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (486 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of British Empire and Commonwealth Museum and St. Mar …

£71
Holiday Inn Express Bristol City Centre
Holiday Inn Express Bristol City Centre

South End, Temple Gate House, Bristol BS1 6PL

2.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (276 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of British Empire and Commonwealth Museum and St. Mary …

£49
Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre
Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre

Bond Street, Bristol BS1 3LE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (298 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Showcase Cinema De Lux, Cabot Circus Shopping Centr …

£64
Berkeley Square Hotel
Berkeley Square Hotel

15 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1HB

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (269 reviews)

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

£58
Cabot Mews Apartments
Cabot Mews Apartments

Cabot Mews, Redcross Street, Bristol BS2 0HB

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Cabot Circus Shopping Centre, Broadmead Shoppin …

£124
152-154 Bath Road
152-154 Bath Road

152/154 Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EF

3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Bristol, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paintworks Event Space, St. Mary Redcliffe Church, and Queen …

£45
The Washington
The Washington

St Pauls Road, Bristol BS8 1 LX

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (533 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bristol, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of BBC Bristol and Bristol City Museum and Art …

£56
Cleyro Serviced Apartments-Harbourside
Cleyro Serviced Apartments-Harbourside

Caledonian Road, Bristol BS1 6JR

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Bristol, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of SS Great Britain and Queen Square. At-Bristol and Cabot …

£109
Cotham Lawn apartments
Cotham Lawn apartments

1 Cotham Lawn Road, Bristol BS6 6DU

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Bristol, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of BBC Bristol and University of Bristol. Bristol City Museu …

£111
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Pocket Guide: Bristol 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.

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