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Brunel's SS Great Britain

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Brunel's SS Great Britain

About

One of the most important historic ships in the world, Brunel's SS Great Britain is bursting with family-fun activities. Discover the greatest innovation of the Victorian age and explore the ship that changes the way we travel today.

Go below deck. Meet Victorian characters. Grip the rope as you climb the rigging. See the engine come to life. Smell the food in the kitchens. Hear stories from the past and step inside the brilliant mind of Brunel.

There are a wide range of activities throughout the year, from a special Halloween evening to curator-led talks plus a Dickensian, Christmas Weekend and a Victorian circus extravaganza.

To find out more, visit the Brunel's SS Great Britain website, social media channels or pick up a leaflet.

Tickets are valid for a whole year. Visit the website for full details

Extras

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • Film or TV location
  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

Catering

  • Restaurant

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Saturday tours 2pm
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Saturday tours 2pm

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

Guide Prices

Concession include: Seniors aged 60 and over; unemployed; Registered disabled (companion/assistant free entry), students aged 18 and over. Appropriate and valid identification must be provided.

Children aged 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

With every ticket one year FREE return visits!

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4576
  • Very Good
    992
  • Average
    95
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • AyshJoff
    Bristol
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Excellent day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 4th September 2017
    We took my sister and her family (two kids - aged 9 and 11) and we absolutely loved the place ! The view is great, the visit itself is quite informative as we get to walk through the interiors of the... Read full review
  • Craig H
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    An unexpected surprise
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    Not a boat lover but thought why not to view this old great ship.....well what a surprise. This museum took you underneath the sea level, over the top and also inside. Though it would be a 15 minute... Read full review
  • Julie M
    Worlington
    Trip Type:
    Family
    So much to see!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    It's two decades since I last visited and so much seems to have been added. The museum is awesome and answers so many questions. The ship itself is brilliantly presented and ideal for any age. A... Read full review
Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6TY

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

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Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Awards

  • Visit EnglandCode of Practice Code of Practice 2011
  • Regional and Miscellaneous Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Best Heritage Venue 2010
  • Regional and Miscellaneous British Travel Awards Best Theme Park / Visitor Attraction - Silver 2009
  • Visit England Enjoy England - Outstanding Customer Service of the Year 2009
  • Visit England Enjoy England Business Tourism Award 2010

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* 10am - 5.30pm (April to October)
10am - 4.30pm (November to March)
Last ticket sales are one hour before closing

Open every day, except 24 and 25 Dec and the second Monday in Jan

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