Travelling by train to We The Curious is super-simple. The nearest railway station to We The Curious is Bristol Temple Meads, which is served by GWR and CrossCountry services throughout the day. It's 21 minutes to We The Curious on foot. Exit the station and head east through Redcliffe, across Pero's Bridge and you'll find We The Curious next to Bristol Aquarium.

We The Curious is an idea and a place for everyone. The venue on Bristol’s harbourside is a bit like an indoor festival, with all sorts of different experiences, where you can interact with exhibits, test stuff out and take part rather than just visit. It’s also home to the UK’s first 3D Planetarium. We The Curious is all about empowering everyone to ask questions and get creative - with boundaries removed between science, art, people and ideas – a culture of curiosity.

Visit the We The Curious website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:30:00 until 21:30:00
  • Saturday open from 05:30:00 until 21:30:00
  • Sunday open from 06:45:00 until 21:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Lifts to all platforms and facilities. Ticket office is also step free.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Free Wi-fi powered by The_Cloud
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 nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces374
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces450
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
The main storage location for bikes is at The Friary at Temple Quay, just to the right of the ramped exit from the long stay car park. A limited bike storage location can be found on Station Approach by Queen Anne's Gate. There is no longer any bike storage inside the station.
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Bristol Temple Meads station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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 Severn BeachGreat Western Railway04:533On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway05:009On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway05:008On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway05:05On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway05:1013On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WestburyGreat Western Railway01:40On time
from WestburyGreat Western Railway06:186On time
from WestburyGreat Western Railway06:2911Scheduled
from WestburyGreat Western Railway06:3813Scheduled
from WestburyGreat Western Railway06:4711Scheduled

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