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Brunel's SS Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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Step back in time when you board Brunel’s SS Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world.Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean liner.
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Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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Reviewed today

Been here a few times with friends & family, and always find something new of interest. Its very well set out and supported by info, never knew so much about the history of this world leading ship! Even my older sons (18+) were enthused and...More

Thank MidlandsDuke
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the S S Great Britian it was really interesting, was not sure what to expect of visiting this iconic boat, but it was so interesting and each section explained about each stage of this boats history, plus for children there is a room...More

Thank Whitewater24
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting and informative,The dockyard underneath the waterline is well worth exploring. The cafe was great food at a good price.

Thank axem3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to Bristol a number of times now but we have never gone and looked round at the tourist spots so when we arrived in Bristol late afternoon and saw it was around an 1hour and a half to get round we thought it...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our time here. The staff were helpful, friendly and spent a lot of time answering questions. Everything was very clean and easily accessible, including on the ship. There's a good selection of relevant books in the shop and, again, the staff were...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our family to visit SS Great Britain last month and had a fantastic day. This is the perfect attraction to keep everyone happy form children to grandparents. It's reasonably priced and the money goes to preserving the ship which couldn't be more worthwhile....More

Thank uktraveller713
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely amazing how SSGB has been brought back from a total wreck languishing in South America to what you can see today. Recent improvements to access, visitors centre - including the ability to walk under the ship - have all enhanced what was already a...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this lovely museum on the way home from our holiday in Dorset and wish we'd allowed more time. The kids loved it, it was very hands on and interactive, with plenty to hold the younger children's interest. We especially liked the tour of...More

Thank Nessienunu
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great exhibition and The on board experience really gave you a feel of what it would've been like in the 19th century, especially in steerage.

Thank SAB1252
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the exceptionally well constructed exhibition and thoroughly enjoyed and understood the different phases of the life of the ship! Loved the smells, models , interactive detail, timeline and well explained engineering of the ship. Climbing the rigging looked great fun. Can't wait to revisit...More

Thank Julie C
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1 August 2017|
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Response from gillianmoloney | Reviewed this property |
If you want to get the best out of your visit, I'd leave several hours. If you aren't all that interested in the development of passenger shipping, or in the dramatic tale of the ship's rescue and restoration, then obviously... More
Diana M
16 June 2017|
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Response from rikkiw88 | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid they aren't
Joanna B
11 November 2016|
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Response from Ian G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , haven't been on for a while, yes could do if still required