Libraries and archives in Bristol

Bristol Aero Collection Trust

Bristol BS34 7QH

The Bristol Aerospace Centre is a new heritage museum and learning centre being planned for Filton, to the north of Bristol. It tells the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. Collections: Aircraft, guided missiles, spacecraft and aero engines produced by the Bristol Aeroplane Company and its successors centred on the Filton works north of Bristol. Also some products of the related Bristol Tram and Carriage Co.

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen's Road
Bristol BS8 1RL

Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives is the main museum and archives service for the city. It comprises several sites including Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, M Shed, Blaise Castle House Museum, The Red Lodge Museum, The Georgian House Museum, Bristol Records Office and Archives.

Bristol Record Office

'B' Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road
Bristol BS1 6XN

Our goal is to preserve and make available for research records and photographs relating to the history of Bristol. This Record Office has Designated Collections of national importance.

Brunel's ss Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road
Bristol BS1 6TY

The brainchild of our most famous Bristolian, Isambard Kingdom Brunel; this iconic steam ship is the heart of a multi-award winning visitor attraction. Rescued from rust and wreckage in 1970, and since lovingly restored to her Victorian hey-day, a visit to the ss Great Britain allows you to step back in time and explore true stories from the opulent First-Class to the cramped and quarrelsome Steerage.