Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

The main objective of the Friends of BMGA is to raise funds to support the valuable work of the Bristol Museums’ Service.  We do this by organising a full and varied programme of visits, lectures and other events for members. For further details, please click this link: about us 

For our programme of upcoming activities, please click this link: events 

So if you are not yet a member please do consider joining us.  For  joining instructions please click this link:  join 

Examples of recent day excursions by the Friends of BMGA:

Aerospace Bristol Museum, Filton

Shaftesbury & the Wardour Estate


Staffing issues have led to Blaise Museum being closed again.  It will now remain so until April 2022, when there will also be the reopening of the Georgian House and Red Lodge Museums.

An example of recent Museum  support by the Friends of BMGA:

Displaying "Doris", the life-sized model of a Pliosaurus

An example of a recent extended excursion by the Friends of BMGA:

A week in Copenhagen

This trip in July 2017 included visits to the National Museum, the Royal Apartments, Roskilde Cathedral and the Viking Ship, Kronborg Castle, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, the Carlsberg Glyptotek, the Design Museum, the Open Air Museum, and Rosenborg Castle.