Best Art Galleries in Bristol

Expert recommended Top 3 Art Galleries in Bristol, UK. All of our art galleries face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RL Directions

Since 1823

Artwork, Collections, Artists, Workshops and Gallery Curator Talks, Farmings, Paintings, Exhibitions, Dancing Dragon and Lion Performances, Martial Arts, Storytelling, Family Trails, Arts and Craft Activities, Cafe, Picnic Room, Child Visits, Venue Hire & Shop

'Bristol Museum and Art Gallery' provides stunning paintings to one of the best collections of Chinese glass outside of Asia. They offer Paintings by French artists, including work by Lucien Pissarro, Old Master Italian and Dutch paintings, and paintings from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Also offer free entry, baby change and baby feeding room, locker room, and a free picnic room on the first floor during weekends and holidays.

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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

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16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA Directions

Since 1961

Permanent Exhibitions, Talks, Screenings, Performance, Literature, Music, Learning, Bookshop, Contemporary Arts, Innovative Art, Experimental Work in Visual Arts, Dance, Film, Music and Events, Exhibition Spaces, Cinema Auditorium, Reading Room, Light and Dark Studios, Café Bar, Schools & Tours

'Arnolfini' is the Bristol’s international centre for contemporary arts located in the Harbourside in the heart of the city. It is an exciting public space for contemporary arts and education that attracts half a million visitors every year and provides a creative, inclusive and engaging experience for everyone. Offers free admission. Promotes the work of living artists and honours the organization's legacy and wide-ranging influence by presenting a 55-year exhibition slide collection and publications.

Registration 00877987

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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PX Directions

Since 1844

Exhibition, Museum, Collections, Art School, Educational Programs, Family Programs, Permanent Fine Art Collection, School Programs, Events, Talks and Lectures, Workshops, Art Education, Drawing School, Artists, Venue Hire, Paintings & Cultural Gift Shop

'Royal West of England Academy' is the Bristol's oldest art gallery and the UK's only regional Royal Academy of Art. Their exhibitions showcase World-class visual art. The £3.5 million projects will restore the beautiful galleries, welcome spaces and enrich their learning programmes. Have professional artists at its heart, with a membership of around 150 academicians who are elected by their peers. This gallery holds an annual open exhibition (Now in its 167th year).

Discount: 50% Off for National Art Pass holders

Registration 3567088

Price: Adults £7.95
Concessions £6.75
Art Pass £15

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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

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