recently opened British Empire and Commonwealth Museum in Bristol
is a splendid creation.’
The Lady, 04/02/2003
inspires you to find out more and provides the facts together with
personal histories to give a rounder perspective of what the British
Empire was and what it meant.’
Times Educational Supplement, 10/01/2003
the British Empire for posterity.’
The New York Times, 04/01/2003
place has a friendly air, not over-designed nor too ppolitically correct,
but as full of object as a good museum should be.’
The Spectator, 30/11/2002.
[is a] magnificent assembly of the pictures, words, films, artefacts,
pomp and ethos of the Empire.'
The Times, 23/10/02
brilliant new museum.'
Radio 4 Front Row, 23/10/02
valuable and accessible narrative, imaginatively and carefully told.'
The Guardian, 02/11/02
galleries are a mass of information, clearly laid out with enough
interactive stuff for the keenest techno-boffin.'
Sunday Express, 29/09/02
of the British Empire wins through.'
Daily Telegraph, 28/09/02
arrived on a wet Tuesday and found the museum a delight. The museum
is housed in Brunel's magnificent 19th-century railway terminus at
Temple Meads and it is hard to think of a better venue.'
Sunday Telegraph, 27/10/02
finally rises on the British Empire Museum.'
National Post, Canada, 27/09/02
with all its shades, strikes back.'
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, 05/10/02
museum with a bright future. Congratulations to all those who have
worked to make the dream of a British Empire & Commonwealth Museum
Bristol Evening Post, 26/09/02
balanced view of the impulses behind empire, the impact of Empire
and the legacy of Empire.'
BBC 4 Television Documentary 'The Empire Museum',
user-friendly, with lots of hands-on exhibits. It does an excellent
introducing visitors to a complex story.'
Venue Magazine, Bristol, 18/10/02