The UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres
Suite 101, QC30, 30 Queen Charlotte Street, Bristol, BS1 4HJ
0117 915 0181
The entrance to QC30 is on Queen Charlotte street 20 metres from its junction with King Street.
The office entrance has two blue columns outside. Please dial 4 and press the call button on arrival, or call the office number above.
The closest train station is Bristol Temple Meads. From there, ASDC is a 15 minute walk, a five minute taxi ride, or a 17 minute ferry ride. Bristol is approximately one hour 45 minutes from London Paddington and costs around £59 return if travelling off peak.
You can get the 8 or 9 First service to St Augustine's Parade from Bristol Temple Meads station. Disembark by the Hippodrome and keep it behind you. Cross at the crossing opposite Cafe Gusto, walk up Baldwin Stree and then turn right onto Queen Charlotte Street.
Bristol Ferry Boat Company runs reliable timetabled ferries to and from The Watershed (city centre landing stage on Hotwells and Temple Meads Ferry). The service operates seven days a week all year round, and boats are heated and covered in the winter.
Eight miles from Bristol International Airport. Bristol International Flyer - Express Coach link route 330 between Bristol International Airport and Bristol City Centre operates every 30 minutes at peak times, with pick up/set down points in Anchor Road. Bristol International Airport | Bristol International Flyer
Please note: There is no parking at ASDC. Your best option is parking at the Mud Dock (£10 all day) or on-street parking nearby and in Queen Square (Max 2 hours), however both fill up early.
The best option for all day parking is at Wapping Wharf (~£10 day, always has spaces) or at We The Curious (~£14 day). Both are a 10 minute walk. The NCP carpark opposite is around £20 per day!
From London and the East via M4, Junction 19
At junction 19, exit onto M32 toward Bristol
Continue onto Newfoundland Circus/A4032
Continue onto Bond St/A4044, with Cabot Circus on your left.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto The Haymarket/A38
Continue onto Colston Ave/B4053 and follow the road - Colston Ave turns slightly left and becomes Baldwin St/B4053. You will pass a Cafe Gusto on your left.
Continue up Baldwin Street, then turn right onto Queen Charlotte Street