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May Half Term: Play! at Brunel's SS Great Britain

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May Half Term: Play! at Brunel's SS Great Britain


Find out how the Victorians played this May half term...

PLAY! Trail
Keep a look out for six chess pieces hidden on board the ship and follow this Play! trail. As you walk around the ship, take in the sights, sounds and smells and discover how passengers made their own entertainment.

Bored On Board Discovery Talks
12pm, 1pm and 2pm on the Promenade Deck
Included in the price of admission

How did passengers entertain themselves on board a long voyage? Find out in the new Bored On Board Discovery Talks.
Talks last approx 15 mins

Make your own Thaumatrope
​​​​11am - 4pm in the First Class Dining Saloon
Included in the price of admission

Consisting of a disc with a different picture on each of its two sides, Thaumatropes were invented in the Victoria era as a fun and simple game. Families can join our craft workshop and make their own ones. Watch as the images blend together to make an animated image, nineteenth century style!

Victorian Games
Free on Brunel Square
Try out traditional Victorian street games on Brunel Square including skipping ropes, hoops and hop scotch!

Map & Directions

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SS Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

Opening Times

Dates: (25 May 2019 - 2 June 2019)

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