Click below to view our virtual tour

  • Click the tags to find information about particular areas or exhibits
  • Blue tags for information, green tags include audio recordings of that area.
  • We will be updating the tour as exhibits change and adding areas to it in due course
  • Made in collaboration with GoVirtually
  • We'd love to hear your thoughts and keep improving the tour - please let us know your feedback here


We want your experience with us to be as good as it can be so we have lots of accessible facilities.

A prayer room is available on request, please call 0117 915 1000 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays) to arrange.


  • Breast-feeding friendly throughout (private space available upon request)

  • Plenty of places to take a rest throughout

  • Lockers in the venue (subject to availability and left at owners’ risk)

  • A pushchair and wheelchair friendly café with high chairs, free bottle and food warming facilities and children’s meals (all freshly made on the premises and sourced locally, where possible)

  • You can also bring your own food into the venue or eat outside in Millennium or Anchor Square

Visitors with limited mobility and wheelchair users

  • Free admission for dedicated assistants

  • Level access, with lifts to all floors

  • Fully accessibly on-site car park, adapted pay stations and fully-automated doors onto Millennium Square - for vehicles over two metres high, due to height restrictions, please contact us in advance.

  • Drop-off points for minibuses and coaches

  • Disabled toilet facilities throughout the venue - accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility

  • Wheelchair spaces are available in the Planetarium (please contact us in advance to arrange)

  • Wheelchairs can be loaned for the duration of your visit (subject to availability)

  • Our venue hire spaces are also fully accessible for people with limited mobility and wheelchair users.

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing visitors

  • Free admission for dedicated assistants

  • For bookings and information, a Minicom system is available on 0117 914 3475

  • Hearing loop in the Planetarium

  • We plan to have BSL signers available in the future and will update this page as soon as this is available

Blind and partially sighted visitors

  • Free admission for dedicated sighted assistants (sighted assistants are recommended for your visit).

  • Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Exhibits have been especially designed to cater for visually impaired visitors; this includes colour contrasts and font size on all the interactive exhibits.

Visitors with autism

  • Prepare for your visit by taking our Virtual Tour
  • On arrival you can request over-head ear defenders
  • We have weighted blankets and a quieter room with low level lighting
  • Please note this room doubles up as a first aid room so there are shelves with supplies
  • If this is not suitable a member of staff will do their best to accommodate


Changing Places facility

  • The Changing Places facility is open to all users to the Harbourside area during our opening hours, regardless of whether you’re visiting We The Curious or not
  • It's on the ground floor, just off the exhibition floor beyond the entry tills
  • You’ll need a Radar DAR key to access the room, but if you don’t have one, just ask our staff at the Welcome Desk who can help you - they're also trained on how to use the facility
  • You'll also need to bring your own sling
  • You can find full information and details of exactly what's in the facility on the Changing Places website here