Sleep on board Brunel's SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

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Sleep over on board Brunel's SS Great Britain

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a night on board Brunel's famous ship? Prepare for a journey as you set up camp in the First Class Dining Saloon, for a memorable sleep on board the SS Great Britain.

Step into the shoes of the passengers and crew that would have been travelling to Australia as they prepared to spend 70 days at sea.

As part of the crew, take part in activities to build your skills up to become a ship shape mate.

Planetarium with Explorer Dome

An interactive planetarium experience provided by Explorer Dome.

Explore our planet, moon, sun and solar system, see how they move and what we see in the sky. Then go star-spotting to discover the constellations as they will appear tonight and discover the stories behind them.

Captain’s Tour

Led by the Captain himself, explore the decks to learn more about the ship and her upcoming voyage. Led by lamplight, expect an interactive and immersive tour.

Build and Use Your Own Sextant

Build a sextant and learn about the constellations.


7pm: Arrival

7pm - 7.45pm: Dinner on board (bring your own or purchase one of our snackboxes for £5). Set up sleeping bags in First Class Dining Saloon.

7.45pm: Greeting from the Captain.

8pm - 10.30pm: Activities on board the ship

10.30pm: Storytelling and hot cocoa

11pm: Lights out

7am: Wake up and breakfast

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