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Viewing art is an enjoyable way to spend your free time as there is always something new to explore. Bristol has many art galleries and events where you can let your imagination go wild. Check out some of the exciting places where creativity comes to life.

bristol's clock museum building

American Clock & Watch Museum

The emphasis on the clocks available is on Connecticut which gives you deep insight into the history of Bristol. Get to see over one thousand five hundred watches in various designs on display. Have you seen a chiming clock? You will get surrounded by chiming clocks which strike upon the hour, an experience which will take you back two centuries.

The museum is in an 1801 house which is open to the public seven days a week. You can get souvenirs from the gift shop which has an array of clock-related books and gifts.

a children's carousel

The museum lies in a thirty-three thousand square foot restored factory deep in the heart of Bristol. It lies halfway between Boston and New York and ranks third in the top things to do while in Bristol, Connecticut.

This sizeable exceptional museum is worth a visit during your stay in the city. In it, you will find wooden carousel pieces, a carousel restoration workshop, a museum on the history of fire, an institution that showcases Greek culture, a changing art gallery, a gift shop and a kids’ craft center.

This museum would make an ideal venue for events such as weddings, dances, meetings, and receptions. It can host thirty people for a sit-down dinner and up to two hundred and thirty people in the banquet hall.
Other exceptional places you can visit include L& D Designs, Imagine Nation, Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum and Bristol Historical Society. They are excellent places to learn about Bristol’s history, and you can take your kids with you as they are family-friendly locations.

Events in Bristol

So maybe museums and galleries are not for you, and you are looking for something more interactive. Check out some art events that will make your night.

The Ballet Ball (21+ Event)

This event is set to happen on March 24th in 2018, from 7:15 pm all the way to 10:00 pm. There will be fantastic performances from the Albano ballet dancers, and you will get a chance to take part in the ballroom dance. If you can’t dance, worry not as there will be lessons from great dance coaches. There will be many photo ops on the red carpet, freely flowing champagne and delicacies. It will be a fantastic night.

Hardcore sweet comedy night

If you are looking to have a laugh, grab a ticket for this event set to take place on 23rd February 2018 from 8:00 pm all the way to 10:30 pm. The show’s minimum age limit is eighteen and comics such as Dan Rice, and Kendra Dawsey will be present.
There are tons of events and galleries for you to enjoy in Bristol. Book a ticket today and explore the vast history and talents of the town.