Travelling by train to the Ken Stradling Collection is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Ken Stradling Collection is Bristol Temple Meads, which is served by GWR and CrossCountry services throughout the day. It's 26 minutes to the Ken Stradling Collection on foot. You'll find it south-west of the station on Park Bow. Alternatively, you can also take the 8 or 72 bus and get off at Park Street Top, which is only a minute away from the museum.

The Ken Stradling Collection is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Ken Stradling Collection website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Please note: Reservations and tickets requiring reservations are sold at the following times only: Mon - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:30 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
Sunday 06:45 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Staff assistance is available; please request assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked assistance in advance.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces374
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£504.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces444
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platforms 3 and 4 and at the front of station
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

via lifts to all platforms and facilties, ticket office is also step free

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Bristol Temple Meads

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bristol Temple Meads station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WorthingGreat Western Railway23:585Early
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway23:5811Early
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway13:0015On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway13:111On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway13:21On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from AvonmouthGreat Western Railway13:031On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway13:0913On time
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway13:1511On time
from TauntonGreat Western Railway13:163On time
from PenzanceCrossCountry13:263On time

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