To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Become Brunel's Apprentice at Brunel's SS Great Britain

Add Become Brunel's Apprentice at Brunel's SS Great Britain to your Itinerary

Become Brunel's Apprentice This Summer at Brunel's SS Great Britain

About

Visit Brunel’s SS Great Britain this summer where Brunel is looking for his next apprentice.

GRAB AN ENGINEER’S SATCHEL
Daily, 10am - 6pm 
Included in the price of admission

Filled with all the tools you’ll need, enjoy exciting activities in the dockyard and on board the ship. Explore the SS Great Britain, solve problems and learn the many skills that make a great engineer.
 

BRUNEL: BUILDING THE IMPOSSIBLE
Daily, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Included in the price of admission

Discover more about engineering in this amazing summer science show. Hosted by Mr. Brunel himself, the performance will be filled with fascinating facts and daring demonstrations, celebrating 2018’s Year of Engineering. Apprentices young and old, will be inspired by the SS Great Britain and the extraordinary man who made her.


EXPLORE THE LIFE OF ONE OF ENGINEERING'S GREATEST MINDS
Daily, 10am - 6pm
Included in the price of admission

New for 2018, Being Brunel celebrates the life and legacy of Britain’s hero engineer. Discover never-before-seen personal possessions, then get inside Brunel’s mind and experience life through his own eyes in an immersive audio-visual experience.
 

HEAR FASCINATING STORIES FROM CURATORS
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the first two Sturdays of every month, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Free drop-in sessions

The Brunel Institute will be open for families to get up close to objects from the collection and hear their incredible history from the curators in Archive in Five.


CLIMB THE RIGGING
Daily, 12pm - 5pm
Free for under 18s, £10 for over 18s

Scale the rigging 30 metres above the Dry Dock floor with Go Aloft!, and then walk out onto the main yard for a unique and breathtaking view of Bristol, now free for under 18s!

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

TripAdvisor

Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6TY

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

Instagram feed

Opening Times

Dates: (23 July 2018 - 2 Sept 2018)

What's Nearby

  1. Kyle Blue Bristol

    Moored in the heart of Bristol’s historic harbour, the Kyle Blue provides sleeping...

    0.09 miles away
  2. Southville Guest House

    If you like a clean, modern, relaxed atmosphere with colour and fresh flowers then you...

    0.23 miles away
  3. University of Bristol - Goldney Hall

    Inspiring places to stay set in elegant Georgian Clifton

    0.4 miles away
  1. Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

    Luxurious and historic hotel by Bristol’s waterfront, offering excellent leisure...

    0.43 miles away
  2. Bristol YHA

    YHA Bristol is in an impressive refurbished warehouse on the quayside in Bristol's...

    0.45 miles away
  3. The Bristol - a member of The Doyle Collection

    As one of the city’s premier places to stay, The Bristol offers visitors a unique...

    0.46 miles away
  4. The Berkeley Square Hotel Bristol

    Elegant hotel dedicated to the arts, located in a square just off Park Street in the...

    0.48 miles away
  5. Berkeley Apartments - Park Street

    Launched April 17 this beautiful listed building has been tastefully converted into 9...

    0.47 miles away
  6. Berkeley Suites - The Crescent

    Luxury Georgian townhouse suites, offering all the services and luxuries associated with...

    0.5 miles away
  7. Radisson Blu Bristol

    Stunning hotel in the centre of Bristol, with amazing views and 176 modern guest rooms

    0.51 miles away
  8. SACO Bristol - Broad Quay

    Set in the buzzing heart of Bristol, these apartments are within a short stroll of the...

    0.52 miles away
  9. Your Stay Bristol - Marsh House

    Brand new development in the heart of Bristol's historic centre of deluxe 1 and 2 bedroom...

    0.56 miles away
  10. Bristol Backpackers

    Bunk Beds in dorms or private rooms.Sociable lounge, bar and kitchen.ID required to check...

    0.56 miles away
  11. Victoria Square Hotel Clifton Village

    This friendly hotel comprises two gracious listed Victorian Houses (circa 1870) situated...

    0.57 miles away
  12. Hambledons - Merchants Rd

    Merchants Rd Apartment in Clifton comes with two parking spaces, plus close to all...

    0.59 miles away
  13. Bristol Serviced Apartments

    Luxurious serviced apartments in a classical Georgian terraced house overlooking Victoria...

    0.61 miles away
Previous Next

Related

Brunel's SS Great Britain, Harbourside

Search For What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles