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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
    4818
  • Very Good
    1028
  • Average
    98
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • RobininBRISTOL
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Still getting even better
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th December 2017
    The new museum is coming on well and the old ship is terrific. Only just noticed that the horses actually smell - very clever. It was a Victorian day and the volunteers put on a superb show. I was... Read full review
  • Vicky C
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Fantastic Venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th December 2017
    We had a team day here and were made to feel incredibly welcome. The space we used worked perfectly, was just the right temperature and all the tech worked like a dream. Refreshments were plentiful... Read full review
  • mysun
    Bristol
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Magical experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th December 2017
    Be transported back in time and enjoy the experience on this wonderful ship ,it's so much more than a museum exhibit , the actors in costume all around the ship make it real and are so much fun... 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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