Discover Bristol’s world-class collections, from dinosaurs and gems to magnificent fine art and Egyptian artefacts at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Find out about the last billion years of Earth’s history and explore the region’s natural wonders. As well as two beautiful new exhibitions (Woman’s Hour Craft Prize and Fabric Africa), a range of children’s workshops will take place during August including Egypt Explorers, Dinosaur Detectives and African Fabrics. The café serves delicious homemade, Fairtrade and organic food, and the shop is stocked with gorgeous local gifts to satisfy all tastes and budgets.

• Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Bristol, BS8 1RL; 0117 922 3571;

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